Professional Experience

Professor of Fine Arts, Winthrop University, Rock Hill, SC. 1985-2017.

Artist-in-residence, OBRAS Portugal, 2018, 2016, 2015

Artist-in-residence, 701 CCA, Columbia, SC. 2009

Visiting artist-instructor, South Carelia Polytechnic, Imatra, Finland.  2008, 2007

Artist-Teacher, Vermont College, Montpelier, VT. 2003

Instructor, The Light Factory, Charlotte, NC. 1990, 1989, 1986.

Adjunct Lecturer in Art, The University of Michigan School of Art, Ann Arbor, MI. 1985.

Graduate Teaching Assistant, The University of Michigan School of Art, Ann Arbor, MI. 1983-1985.

Assistant Principal Teacher of Art, The Royal High School, Edinburgh, Scotland. 1973-1983.

 

 

 

Education

The University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI. Master of Fine Arts (Art), 1985.

Moray House College of Education, Edinburgh, Scotland. Certificate of Secondary School Teaching in Art, 1973.

Edinburgh College of Art, Edinburgh, Scotland. Diploma of Art (Drawing and Painting), 1971.

 

 

 

Awards

2018 South Carolina State Museum, Columbia, SC (second place award)

2015, 2010 & 2008 Winthrop University Faculty Research Grant, Rock Hill, SC

2013 Society of Photographic Education South-East Conference Teacher of the Year Award

2013, 2006 Charlotte-Mecklenburg Arts & Science Council Artist Project Award, Charlotte, NC

2006 Thompson Scholar (inaugural), Winthrop University, Rock Hill, SC

2005 Patrick Gallery Faculty Research Award (inaugural), Winthrop University, Rock Hill, SC

2005 Creative Loafing Charlotte Area Artist of the Year, Charlotte, NC

2005 1995 1992 Arts Council of York County Small Projects Grants, Rock Hill, SC                                

2005 2004 2003 2002 2000 1995 1993 1989 1987 1986 Winthrop Univ. Faculty Research Grants

2004 South Carolina Arts Commission Visual Arts Fellowship, Columbia, SC

2002 Winthrop University sabbatical leave

2001 Charlotte-Mecklenburg Arts & Science Council Artist Project Award, Charlotte, NC

1997 Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching South Carolina Professor of the Year                     1997 South Carolina Arts Commission Artist Project Grant, Columbia, SC                                              

1997 Rock Hill Chamber of Commerce Teacher of the Year, Rock Hill, SC                                            

1996 Winthrop University Kinard Award for Excellence in Teaching                                                      

1995 Winthrop University sabbatical leave

1993 Photospiva Exhibition, Joplin, Missouri (national juried show, third place award)                            

1992 1986 1985 Southern Visions Exhibition, SC (juried show, honorable mentions)

1992 Winthrop University awarded tenure

1991 South Carolina Arts Commission Teacher Incentive Grant (elementary school visiting artist)

1991 Southern Visions Exhibition, SC (juror John Szarkowski, first place color)

1990 Winthrop University Outstanding Junior Professor Award

1983 Hope-Scott Trust Fund, Edinburgh, Scotland (travel award)

 

 

 

One-person exhibitions

2018 Palacio dos Marqueses da Praia e Monforte, Extremos, Portugal

'White Works'

2016 Rutledge Gallery, Winthrop University, Rock Hill, SC

'Eye to Eye' (A Career Survey 1970-2016), with catalog

2015 OBRAS Portugal, Estromoz, Portugal

‘New Work’

2013 Arts Center, Gaffney, SC

‘Textile Towns’

2011 SCANA Corporate Offices, Cayce, SC

(Commission for the main lobby)

2009 701 Center for Contemporary Art, Columbia, SC

‘Ut Apes Geometriam’  (following a 12-week residency)

2009 Anderson Arts Center, Anderson, SC

‘Textile Towns’

2008 Cabarrus County Arts Council, Concord, NC

‘Textile Towns’

2008 The Cotton Factory, Rock Hill, SC

‘Textile Towns’

2006 Cameron Art Museum, Wilmington, NC

‘Textile Towns’

2006 Appalachian State University, Boone, NC

‘Textile Towns’

2006 Patrick Gallery, Winthrop University, Rock Hill, SC

‘Carolina Madonnas’

2006 Cleveland County Arts Council, Shelby, NC

‘Textile Towns’

2006 Gaston College, Dallas, NC

‘Textile Towns’                                                                                                                                

2005 The City Gallery, Charleston, SC.

‘Textile Towns’

2005 The Light Factory, Charlotte, NC.

‘Textile Towns’

2005 Artspace, Raleigh, NC.

‘Textile Towns’

2005 The Dalton Gallery, Rock Hill, SC.

‘Textile Towns’

2003 Midland Technical College, Columbia, SC

‘Inner and Outer Worlds’, photographic mural, permanent installation

2003 Charlotte-Douglas International Airport, Charlotte, NC

‘And Your Bird Can Sing’, photographic mural, permanent installation

2001 Tillman Hall, Clemson University, Clemson, SC

‘The 3 Ages of Man’, photographic mural, permanent installation on 3 floors

2000 Rudolph E. Lee Gallery, Clemson University, Clemson, SC

‘Et in Arcadia ego’

1998 The Light Factory Photographic Arts Center, Charlotte, NC

‘Textile Town                                                                                                                                  

1998 Kershaw Fine Arts Center, Camden, SC

‘Textile Towns’

1996 University of South Carolina at Spartanburg, Spartanburg, SC

‘Intersections on 7 Mile : Detroit 1984-1989’       

1995 Virginia Intermont College, Bristol, VA

‘Intersections on 7 Mile : Detroit 1984-1989’

1992 Museum of York County, Rock Hill, SC

‘Touched by the Sea’ 

1991 Waterworks Gallery, Salisbury, NC

‘East of Scotland’

1991 Queens College, Charlotte, NC

‘East of Scotland’

1990 The Light Factory Photographic Arts Center, Charlotte, NC

‘Intersections on 7 Mile : Detroit 1984-1989’

1990 The Fine Arts Center, Greenville, SC

‘East of Scotland’

1987 D.F.Beam Center for Visual Arts, Gaston College, Dallas, NC

‘East of Scotland’

1986 Moon Gallery, Berry College, Rome, GA

‘Recent Photographs’                                                                                                                        

1985 North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC

‘East of Scotland’

1985 Glenrothes Sports Institute, Glenrothes, Scotland

‘Pinhole Photographs’

1985 Rackham Gallery, Ann Arbor, MI

‘MFA Thesis Exhibition’

1981 Dunfermline College, Edinburgh, Scotland

‘Landscape Photographs’

1980 Arts In Fife Touring Exhibition (5 museums and galleries), Fife, Scotland

‘Landscape Photographs’

1980 Glenrothes Sports Institute, Glenrothes, Scotland

‘Response to Landscape’

1980 Dudhope Arts Centre, Dundee, Scotland

‘Response to Landscape’

1979 New 57 Gallery, Edinburgh, Scotland

‘Response to Landscape’

1979 McLaurin Gallery, Ayr, Scotland

‘Response to Landscape’                                                                                                                  

1979 Glenrothes Sports Institute, Glenrothes, Scotland

‘Recent Landscape Photography’

1978 Kirkcaldy Museum and Art Gallery, Fife, Scotland

‘A Pinewood in Fife’

Mixed Exhibitions

Over 100 shows in the United States, England, Scotland and Poland

 

Collections

Ogden Museum, New Orleans, LA

South Carolina State Art Collection

North Philadelphia Healthcare System, Philadelphia, PA (commission)

Clemson University, Clemson, SC (commission)
Charlotte-Douglas International Airport, Charlotte, NC (commission)

Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC (commission)

SCANA Corporation, Cayce, SC (commission)

Midlands Technical College, Columbia, SC (commission)

Kodak Pharmaceuticals (Division of Eastman Kodak), Philadelphia, PA

Scottish Arts Council, Edinburgh, Scotland

South Carolina State Museum, Columbia, SC
Bank of America, Charlotte, NC

Springs Industries, Fort Mill, SC

Alabama Power and Light Co., Birmingham, AL

B.F.Goodrich, Akron, OH

Home Federal Savings Bank, Rock Hill, SC

Davidson College, Davidson, NC

Kibby Labs, Detroit, MI

The Cotton Factory, Rock Hill, SC