1989     Bachelor of Fine Arts
             Center for Creative Studies, Detroit, Michigan.

2006     Jerome Foundation Fellowship Grant.
2001     Schweinfurth Foundation Grant.
2000     Creative Artists Grant from ArtServe Michigan.
1998     Creative Artists Grant from the Arts Foundation of Michigan.
1996     Michigan Council for Arts and Cultural Affairs Grant.
1993     National Endowment for the Arts (Multi-artist project organized by Detroit Focus).
1991     National Endowment for the Arts (Multi-artist project organized by Detroit Focus).


2013     Scholar in Residence, University of Oregon, Overlook Field School, Dalton, Pennsylvania
2007     Environmental Residency Program, I-Park, East Haddam, Connecticut.
2006     Franconia Sculpture Park, Shafer, Minnesota.
2001     Cedarhurst Sculpture Park, Mount Vernon, Illinois.


2014     Sightings and Encounters, Kunsten i Bevælese (Art in Movement), Jutland, Denmark.
2013     Between Now and Then, University of Oregon Overlook Field School, Dalton, Pennsylvania.
2012     Wilderness Drift, Etangs d'art. Broceliande, France
2011     Seigneural Chandelier, Créations sur-le-champ, Mont Saint-Hilaire, Québec, Canada 
2008     Infiltrations, Chemin d’Art 2008, Saint Flour, France.
             Under Outside Input, Humus Park, Parco del Seminario,Pordenone, Italy.
2007     Flow Line, Horizons 2007. Puy de Chambourguet, Besse-et-St-Anastaise, France.
             Water Borne, I-Park, East Haddam, Connecticut.
2006     Wake, Franconia Sculpture Park, Shafer, Minnesota.
2005     Pretty Little Blight, Memorial Park, Jefferson City, Missouri.
             Compounded Eye, Shihmen Sculpture Festival, Shihmen Reservoir Park, Dashi, Taiwan.
2003     Section Through,, Emmen, The Netherlands. 
2001     Grommet, Michigan Legacy Art Park, Thompsonville, Michigan.
              Isolated Ground", Cedarhurst Sculpture Park, Mount Vernon, Illinois.
1998     Five Needles, Legacy Art Park, Thompsonville, Michigan.
             Curved Ridge Private collection, Bloomfield, Michigan.
             Passage, Clark Park, Detroit, Michigan.


2014     [untitled exhibition].  Urban Center for Contemporary Art, Grand Rapids, Michigan.
2013     Your Back to the Woods, Birmingham Bloomfield Art Center, Beverly Hills, Michigan.
2012     Reckoning a Peripheral Wilderness, Public Pool, Hamtramck, Michigan.
2010     Value-Added Nature, Motor City Brewing Works, Detroit, Michigan.


2013     Interspecies, Gallery Project, Ann Arbor, Michigan.
             U Build It, Public Pool, Hamtramck, Michigan.
             Constructed Realities, Paint Creek Center for the Arts, Rochester, Michigan.
2012     Retooled/Repackaged, Marygrove College, Detroit.
2011     Scenes From Something Overlooked, Center Galleries, College for Creative Studies, Detroit.
2009     Living Green; Art Design & Cuisine.  Arkitektura In-Situ, Birmingham, Michigan.
2004     Finalist Maquettes.  Frederik Meijer Gardens, Grand Rapids, Michigan.
2003     McGillis/Hoffman. Marygrove College.  Detroit, Michigan.
1999     Art and Nature. Paint Creek Center for the Arts.  Rochester, Michigan. 


2013     LAND Studio, Cleveland, OH.  Short list competition to create a public art space 
             in Cleveland’s downtown public mall.
	     This proposal was unrealized.
2011     Community + Public Arts Detroit; A program intended to establish an arts presence 
             in underserved Detroit neighborhoods.
	     This proposal was unrealized.
2005     Louisiana Division of the Arts, Lake D'Arbonne State Park, Louisiana.
             Phase-1 finalist.  Competition to place a sculpture on park grounds.
             This proposal was unrealized.
2004     Frederik Meijer Gardens and Sculpture Park, Grand Rapids, Michigan.
             Phase-1 finalist.  Competition to create a sculpture for the outdoor collection.
             Guest curator, Mary Jane Jacob.  This proposal was unrealized.
2000     Rhode Island State Council on the Arts, Department of Labor and Training, Rhode Island.
             Phase-1 finalist.  Competition commissioned for a percent-for-art project.
             This proposal was unrealized.


1998     Five Needles, Michigan Legacy Art Park, Thompsonville, Michigan.
             Passage, City of Detroit, Clark Park, Detroit, Michigan.


2014     Public Sphere, Lawrence Technological University. A panel discussion with Mary Miss. 
2013     BBAC, Birmingham.  Gallery talk to accompany Your Back to the Woods exhibition.
2012     Public Pool, Hamtramck.  Gallery talk to accompany Reckoning a Peripheral Wilderness exhibition.
2011     Center Galleries, Detroit.  Gallery talk to accompany Scenes from Something Overlooked exhibition.
2009     Arkitektura In-Situ.  Lecture to accompany Living Green exhibition.
2006     Franconia Sculpture Park.  Public presentation to accompany residency project.
2005     Taipei National University of the Arts.  Presentation involving contributing artists to accompany
             Shihmen Reservoir Sculpture Exhibition.
2003     Marygrove College, Detroit.  Presentation to accompany exhibition.


Elizabeth Upper, "Land of Plenty", Above Magazine, Spring 2010, pgs. 158-165.
Susan Kendzulak, "Junket Heaven for Driftwood Fans", Taipei  Times, December 15, 2005, pg. 15.
Kerri Guten Cohen, "Sculptors make case for nature", Detroit Free Press, Octobe15, 2003, pg. 8J.
Christina Kallery, "Nature and un-nature", The Metro Times, September10, 2003, pg. 22.
Nick Sousanis, “Exhibition Reviews”,,October 31, 2003.
Sculpture, Sept. 2001, vol. 20 No. 7.  Announcement with photograph of Cedarhurst commission, pg. 5.
WTTW TV Chicago, Illinois, PBS affiliate, June, 2001.  Arts Across Illinois, four-minute interview; Cedarhurst Project.
WSIL TV Harrisburg, Illinois, ABC affiliate, April 28, 2001.  One minute interview:   Cedarhurst project.
Dennis Nawrocki, Art in Detroit Public Places.  Great Lakes Books, 1999, pg. 135.
Alice Rhein, "Nature's Gallery", Michigan Monthly, July 1996. Vol. 2, no. 2,  pg. 16.
Hobey Echlin, "Surface Tension" The Metro Times, August 23, 1995, pg. 45.