1992                   MFA in Furniture Design Rhode Island School of Design
1984                   BFA in Sculpture Cleveland Institute of Art
1989,87,86,83    Penland School of Crafts (various summer classes)


1992-present    Co-Owner, Random Orbit furniture and decorative arts studio
2001                 Instructor, visual arts classes. Shelburne Art Center and
                         Snow Farm (New England crafts programs)
2000                 Display and Merchandising, Urban Outfitters. Burlington, VT
1999                 Martha Stewart Living. freelance work for the TV show style department


2009    Excellence Award, AAW International Symposium
2005    Niche Award winner, recycled category
2004    Award of Achievement, American Craft Council, San Francisco
2004    Third Place, Wharton Esherick Museum, "chess champions"
1997    visual artists grant, Connecticut Commision for the Arts
1987    May show Purchase Award, Cleveland Museum of Art


2010              Mariposa Gallery, Albuquerque, NM
2009              Hicks Art Gallery, Bucks County Comm. College, Newtown, PA
2009              AAW International Symposium, Albuquerque, NM
2009              A Chair for All reasons, The Museum of International Folk Art,
                      Santa Fe, NM
2008              Coady Contemporary, Santa Fe, NM
2006              Cafe des Artistes, Decordova Museum Store, Lincoln, MA
2005              Transformations, Copia, The American Center for Wine,
                      Food, and the Arts, Napa, CA
2005              One and Only, Kohler Art Center, Kohler, WI
2005              For the Birds, Coady Contemporary, Santa Fe, NM
2005              Transformations, Fuller Craft Museum, Brockton, MA
2004              Chess Champions, Wharton Esherick Museum, Paoli, PA
2004              Wood-o-rama, Yeiser Art Center, Paducah, KY
2004              Exposed! Helen Day Art Center, Stowe, VT
2004              Vermont Selection, Helen Day Art Center, Stowe, VT
2003              Toys and Games, Anchorage Museum of History and Art, Anchorage, AK
2003              Full House, Chaffee Center for the Visual Arts, Rutland, VT
2003              Inch x Inch, Arlington Center for the Arts, Arlington, MA
2002              1st Triennial Sculpture Exhibition, Woods-Gerry Gallery,
                      RISD, Providence, RI
2002              Branching Out, Ellipse Arts Center, Arlington, VA
2002              Envisioned in a Pastoral Setting, Shelburne Farms, Shelburne, VT
1997              Nancy Margolis Gallery, Portland, ME
1997              The Sheltering Eye, CT Commission on the Arts Gallery, Hartford, CT
                      (4-person show of 1995 visual arts fellowship recipients
1996              Created two nutcracker theme wood ornaments for the White House tree
                      on request. They are now part of the permanent collection,
                      Washington, DC
1993              The Domestic Object, traveling exhibition. Fuller Museum of Art,
                      Brockton, MA
1993              Worcester Center for Crafts, Worcester, MA
1993              The Berkshire Museum. Pittsfield, MA
1993              Sansar Gallery, Washington DC
1992              multiples, limited editions in art furniture, Meredith Gallery, Balitmore, MD
1992              graduate thesis exhibition, RISD Museum of Art, Providence, RI
1990              works: young artists, four person show. Views Gallery, Manayunk, PA
1989              The Glass Gallery, Bethesda, MD
1988              Greentree Gallery. Philadelphia, PA
1988              Urbi et Orbi Gallery. Little Rock, AR
1988              Beyond Craft. Larsen Dulman Gallery. New Hope, PA
1988              The Works Gallery. Philadelphia, PA
1987              The May Show, Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland, OH
1987              Kulow, Nichol, Postotnik: new work, Mather Gallery,
                      Case Western Reserve University. OH
1986              The May Show, Cleveland Museum of Art. Cleveland, OH
1985              The Living Room, 14 Sculptors Gallery. New York, NY
1985              Domo Project, Spaces Gallery. Cleveland, OH
1984              Interiors III, The Society of Arts and Crafts. Boston, MA


2010              Jeffrey Snyder, Wood Art Today 2
2008              El Palacio: Art, History, and Culture of the Southwest
2008              "A Chair for All Reasons", Museum of International Folk Art, show catalog
2007              Niche Magazine "What's New: Mixed Media"
2006              Woodwork Magazine "Gallery"
2005              Bobby Hansson, The Fine Art of the Tin Can, rev. ed
2005              Niche Magazine "In Good Company: Niche Awards"
2005              Valerie Van Arsdale Schrader, "Hip Handbags"
2005              Baltimore Sun "Scrap Art", 1n, 6n
2005              Tom Palmer, American Art Collector, vol 1,book 3
2004              American Craft "Awards of Achievement"
2004              Katherine Aimone, 500 Wood Bowls
2004              Tony Lydgate, ed, 400 Wood Boxes
2002              Burlington Free Press "Wood Designs from a Random Orbit"
1986              Northern Ohio Live Magazine