Artist Background /Awards

1978 - B. S. Degree In Industrial Arts Education From Millersville State College

1981 to 1996 - Teacher In The Quakertown Community School District

1984 - Masters Equivalency Degree In Technology Ed. From Millersville University Of PA

1996 to Present - Member Of AAW (American Association Of Woodturners)

1996 to 2012 - Member Of The Keystone Turners Chapter Of AAW

1997 - Two Pieces Selected To Go To Australia In A Twig Pot Challenge, Representing The Keystone Chapter Of AAW

1998, 2004, 2005, 2007 - 2nd Place Award, For Contemporary Craft In The Peddlers Village Fine Art & Contemporary Craft Show

1998 - Oak Burl Vessel Selected For The Akron Exhibition At The National AAW Symposium

1999, 2000 - Honorable Mention, In Wood Medium, In Allentowns Mayfair Artist Market

1999, 2000, & 2001 - Best of Show For Contemporary Craft In The Peddlers Village Fine Art & Contemporary Craft Show

2000 - Awarded Status As A Juried Member Of The Pennsylvania Guild Of Craftsmen

2001, 2002 - Best of Show For Fine Craft In The Eagles Mere Art & Craft Festival

2002, 2006 - 3rd Place Award For Contemporary Craft In The Peddlers Village Fine Art & Contemporary Craft Show

2002 - Honorable Mention For Craft In The New Hope Arts & Craft Festival

2003, 2004 - Honorable Mention (2nd Place) For Fine Craft In The Eagles Mere Art & Craft Festival

2003, 2008, 2009, 2010 - Award of Honor For Contemporary Craft In The Peddlers Village Fine Art & Contemporary Craft Show

2006, 2008 - Honorable Mention (2nd Place) For Craft in The Wilkes-Barre Fine Arts Festival

2009 , 2010 , 2011, 2012 - Best In Category For Wood In The Athens ArtsFest Show

2009 - Peddlers Village Founders Award

20012, 2013 - First Place Award For Craft in The Wilkes-Barre Fine Arts Festival