EDUCATION 1989 Bachelor of Fine Arts Center for Creative Studies, Detroit, Michigan. GRANTS / AWARDS 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). RESIDENCIES 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. SITED WORK 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, Peatpolis.nl, 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. SELECTED SOLO EXHIBITIONS 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. SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS 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. COMMISSIONED PROPOSALS 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. PERMANENT INSTALLATIONS 1998 Five Needles, Michigan Legacy Art Park, Thompsonville, Michigan. Passage, City of Detroit, Clark Park, Detroit, Michigan. LECTURES 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. SELECTED BIBLIOGRAPHY 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”, TheDetroiter.com,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.