Full-time visual artist working with sculptural glass, stone and metals.
Short Term Substitute Training, ( emphasis on special ed.) School District 916, 2003.
M.S. in Art Education; Central Connecticut State University; New Britain, CT; 1977
BA. in Art; St. Cloud State University, St. Cloud, 1975
The Lacek Group, Glass lobby sculpture, Minneapolis, MN, commissions, 2003 & 2008
Fairview Red Wing Medical Center, Red Wing MN. Stone Fountain, commission, 2002
Ridgeview Medical Center; Waconia MN., Two waiting room water/glass features, commission, 2001 Mayo Clinic; Albert Lea, Oncology sculpture and skylight, commission; 1999
GRANTS AND COLLECTIONS
Forecast Public Arts; Research and Development Grant; 2007
St. Olaf Catholic Church; Minneapolis, MN; commission; 2001
St. Ambrose Catholic Church; Woodbury MN; commission; 2001
St. Andrew’s Catholic Church; Elk River, MN; outdoor glass/sculpture sign.
St. Henry Catholic Church; Monticello, MN; commission; 2000
St. Thomas University; St. John Vianny Seminary; commission; 1999
St. Paul Public Arts; “Riversong Windows”; St. Paul River Centre; 1998- Collaboration with Amy Cordova
3M; International Marketing Awards; 1998
Minnesota State Arts Board Grant; O.H. Anderson Elementary School; 1996
River Valley Arts Council; Visual Arts Grant; 1995
Minnesota Museum of American Art; commission; 1993
GMAC Corporation; commission; 1992-1994
Children’s Cancer Research Fund; Dreamaker Award; 1993-present
General Mills Corporation; commission; 1992
Minnesota Bar Association; Continuing Legal Education; commission; 1990
Adjunct Faculty, Anoka Ramsey Community College-Cambridge Campus 2003-2007 Minnesota Center for Glass Arts, Founding Board Member, 2007 Metro Regional Arts Council Grant review panelist, 2002 Mahtomedi Area Education Foundation; board member; 1995-2001
“Crucible Glass Project”; board member and project director; 1995-1999
Metropolitan Regional Arts Council; grant review panelist; 1994, 1996
“Minnesota Hands” Five (5)documentary films
– Living archive documenting Minnesota working craft artists
– Co-produced with KTCA Channel 2; 1993-1994
Minnesota Hands; founding member of new non-profit to celebrate the “Year of American Craft”; 1993
Washington County Arts Task Force; 1992 – Work of this task force resulted in formation of the River Valley Arts Council
Minnesota Crafts Council; board member; 1990-1992 – Minnesota Crafts Festival Site Manager; 1991-1992
American Craft Exhibition; local organization support coordinator; 1989-1993
College of St. Francis, Mpls., MN. 1999-2000
Stonebridge School; Stillwater, MN; 1999
School District #832; Mahtomedi, MN; 1996 & 1998
Hope Valley Experimental School; Kingston, Jamaica; 1995
River Falls State University; River Falls, WI; 1992
Prairie School; Racine, WI; 1982, 1986, 1991, 2002
Fairview Hospital; Minneapolis, MN
Mayo Clinic; Albert Lea, MN.
Audi; Los Angeles, CA
Children’s Cancer Research Fund, Mpls., MN..
Dr. Pepper Corporation; Dallas, TX.
Golden Valley Microwave Foods; Minneapolis, MN
GTE; Dallas, TX
3M; St. Paul, MN
Volkswagen Corporation; Los Angeles, CA