Curriculum Vitae

Place of birth
Philadelphia, PA
1946–1949: The Philadelphia Museum College of Art (then called the Philadelphia School of the Industrial Arts) and The Stella Elkins Tyler School of Fine Art, Temple University, Philadelphia.
1970–1991 Professor of Fine Arts and Humanities, Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, Michigan.
Retired as Full Professor Emeritus of Fine Arts and Humanities
The Albuquerque Museum, Albuquerque, NM
Philadelphia Museum of Art, Philadelphia, PA
New Orleans Museum of Art, New Orleans, LA
Rhode Island School of Design Museum, Providence, RI
Hampton University Museum, Hampton, VA
The African American Museum, Dallas, TX
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, New York, NY
National Afro–American Museum and Cultural Center, Wilberforce, OH
Battle Creek Art Center, Battle Creek, MI
Kalamazoo Institute of Art, Kalamazoo, MI
Kalamazoo College, Kalamazoo, MI
Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, MI
Endicott Johnson Public Schools, Endicott, NY
Paul R. Jones Collection
The Carl and Winifred Lee Honors College, Kalamazoo, MI
The African American Museum in Wichita, KS
Chase Manhattan Fine Arts Collection, NYC
Dennison College, Ohio
Hatch–Billops Collection
Philander Smith College, for the Donald W. Reynolds Library, Little Rock, AK
Woodmere Museum, Philadelphia, PA
Private Collections in the US, Canada and Europe
2005: Honoree, The Dedicators, 10th Annual Celebration of Black Artists, Brooklyn NY
2004: Unveiling and Reception, The Carl and Winifred Lee Honors College, Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, MI
2003: Seagram Company Ltd., Perspectives in African American Art, Emerging Artist Award
2002: 3rd Place, 2001: 1999: 1st, 2nd and Honorable Mention, 1998, 1997, Fine Arts Gallery, State Fairgrounds, Albuquerque, NM
2000: Water, Albuquerque Museum, Tamarind Merit Award
1999: Five State Pastel Competition, 2nd Prize, St. Joseph, MI
1998: iMagnifico! The Ninth Annual Art of Albuquerque Honoring Reginald Gammon
1994: 11th Annual African American Art Exhibition, Purchase Award, Louisville, KY
1991: 12th Annual Michigan Artists Competition, Award of Merit, 1990: Art Center of Battle Creek
1990: 1st and 3rd Prize, Black Arts Cultural Committee, Kalamazoo, MI
1989: Kalamazoo Black Fine Arts Competition, 2nd Prize, Kalamazoo, MI
1989: Holland Area Arts Council, 3rd Annual Michigan Art Competition, One painting "With Our Regrets"
1987: 3rd Place Kalamazoo Black Fine Art Competition '87, Kalamazoo, MI
1980: Artist in Residence, Mc Dowell Colony