I graduated from college with a degree in english literature and then spent ten years working cash registers, pasting up advertisements for newspapers, and even, for a short spell, making miniature carousels. Somewhere around 1985, I did what any logical english major would do: I decided to become an egg tempera painter. There were no instructors around so I bought books. My first painting took 3 months to complete and I ended up throwing it like a frisbee across the road and into a duck pond. Short on cash, I found employment as an art director for a magazine but I continued to peck away at egg tempera in my spare time. Thirty years later, I am painting full-time. My eyes are shot from all the fine detail work this medium requires, but I have never regretted my decision to become an egg tempera painter. I only wish I had that duck pond painting back.
1987 – Stratton Arts Festival, Stratton, Vermont (juried)
1988 – Sharon Art Center, Sharon, New Hampshire (juried)
1989 – Stratton Arts Festival, Stratton, Vermont (juried)
1989 – Chaffee Art Center, Rutland, Vermont (three-person show)
1993 – R. Michelson Gallery, Amherst, Massachusetts (headliner for group show)
1997 – Symphony Hall, Boston, Massachusetts (group show)
2001 – Nan Mulford Gallery, Rockport, Maine (solo show)
2002-2003 – “Egg Tempera: An Enduring Tradition,” a traveling exhibit featuring
egg tempera painters from around the world.
2003 – Nan Mulford Gallery, Rockland, Maine (solo show)
2003 – Greenhut Gallery, Portland, Maine (solo show)
2005 – Nan Mulford Gallery, Rockland, Maine (solo show)
2006 – “Three Modern Masters,” a three-person egg tempera show at
R. Michelson Galleries, Northampton, Massachusetts
2007 – Mulford Gallery, Rockland, Maine (solo show)
2007 – “Tempera Ten” exhibit, Westfield State College, featuring ten egg tempera
painters from around the country.
2008 – Painting = Poetry, Sherry French Gallery, New York City (group show)
2009 – Mulford Gallery, Rockland, Maine
2011 – "Close Encounters" Jonathon Frost Gallery, Rockland, Maine
2013 – Tree's Place Gallery, Orleans, Massachusetts
Tree's Place Gallery, Orleans, Massachusetts
R. Michelson Galleries, Amherst and Northampton, Massachusetts