EDUCATION

MA 1978 Governors State University - University Park, IL
Concentration: Photography - Thesis: The Historical Significance of the Platinum/Palladium Process

BBA 1966 University of Michigan, School of Business Administration - Dearborn, MI
Major Area: Marketing - Minor Area: International Economics

AA 1964 Grand Rapids Junior College - Grand Rapids, MI

 

ACADEMIC EMPLOYMENT

2011 to Present COLUMBIA COLLEGE, Department of Photography, Professor Emeritus

1987-2011 COLUMBIA COLLEGE, Department of Photography: Associate Professor of Photography

1980-1987 COLUMBIA COLLEGE, Department of Photography: Adjunct Faculty

1980-1988 VICTOR SCHOOL - Victor, CO - Workshop Faculty

1985-1986 ROOSEVELT UNIVERSITY, Department of Journalism: Adjunct Faculty

 

SERVICE ON MAJOR ACADEMIC COMMITTEES

  • Member of the Graduate Faculty
  • Chairperson of the Committee on Professional Status – 1993-96
  • Coordinator of the Foundation program – 1987-1990
  • Coordinator of the Professional program – 1990-1998, 2004-2005
  • Coordinator of the Assessment program – 2008 - 2011
  • Chairperson of the All College Tenure Committee – 1997-2000
  • Chairperson of the ERC Committee – 2001-2002
  • Member of the Tenure Revision Committee – 2001-2003
  • Elected representative as liaison to the Board of Trustees – 1999-2004

 

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

1978-Present Professional Freelance Photographer for Corporate Clients.

  • Hyatt Hotels
  • John Deere
  • Whitman Corporation
  • Midas Muffler

 

PROFESSIONAL EMPLOYMENT

1976-1979 Vice President of Sales & Marketing - W.L.Jackson Mfg. Co., Chattanooga, TN

1972-1976 Marketing Manager, Interlake, Inc., Chicago, IL

1970-1972 Director of Advertising, Interlake, Inc., Chicago, IL

1967-1970 Director of Advertising, Materials Management Group, Eaton Corporation, Chicago, IL

 

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

April 2014 Dressed in Light - Armature Art Space, Brooklyn, NY

December 2013 A Study of Nudes - The Next Picture Show, Dixon, IL

January 2010 The New Burlesque – Buchanan Art Center, Buchanan, MI

June 2009 The Austin Portraits – a permanent installation, Austin Poly-technical Academy, Chicago, IL

June 2006 New Work – Portraits, View Camera Conference, Rockford, IL

March 2001 Portraits: The Polaroid Series, Tall Grass Arts Association, Park Forest, IL

June 1999 When The Body Matters…., Ennui Gallery, Chicago, IL

December 1997 The Body Revisited, Ennui Gallery, Chicago, IL

December 1993 Victor - Mirror of Time, Matrix Gallery, Chicago, IL

January 1993 Nude, But Not Naked, Matrix Gallery, Chicago, IL

May 1990 Infrared: Landscapes and Nudes, Pages Gallery, Flossmoor, IL

October 1989 Bodyscapes, Busch Gallery, Rockford, IL

August 1987 Selected Photographs from the Southwest, Park Forest Art Center, Park Forest, IL

December 1980 Recent Images, Photocraft Gallery, Richton Park, IL

 

GROUP EXHIBITIONS

Listing of group exhibitions is available upon request

 

COLLECTIONS

Permanent Collection, Museum of Contemporary Photography. Chicago, IL

Midwest Photographers Print Study Room, Museum of Contemporary Photography. Chicago, IL

Private Collections

 

EXPERT WITNESS

March 1998 Rice vs. Elgin, Joliet Railroad – Photographic re-enactment of field of vision

February 1995 Attorney Registration and Disciplinary Commission - Supreme Court of Illinois
Richard A. Rinella matter - Probable age of Polaroid photographs

October 1992 Mayberry vs. the City of Los Angeles - Wrongful death suit involving a photographer

January 1991 Dean Kristakis vs. the Archdiocese of Gary - Value of destroyed transparencies

June 1990 Chuck Place vs. Hesston Corp. - Arbitration: value of transparencies

July 1988 The Image Bank Vs Outsider Magazine - Arbitration: value of intellectual property

 

AWARDS/GRANTS

2009 The Austin Portraits - a series of 46 prints permanently installed at Austin High School, Chicago, IL

2002 Polaroid 20”x 24” Portrait Series – Columbia College, Chicago, IL

2000 Polaroid 20”x 24” Portrait Series – Columbia College, Chicago, IL

1999 International Faculty Study Grant – Columbia College – Rencontres, Arles (Provence), France

The Art Directors Club of New York – Chartmasters Newspaper Ad Series, New York, NY

 

PUBLICATIONS

"My Journey with the View Camera",  two part series for View Camera Magazine" 2016

“Gold Towns Reborn: Cripple Creek and Victor”, GrandArt Publishing Company, Chicago, IL. September 2015

Infra Red Photography, Encyclopedia of Twentieth Century Photography, New York, Routledge Reference, 2005

Studio Lighting, Encyclopedia of Twentieth Century Photography-New York, Routledge Reference, 2005

Fashion Photography, Encyclopedia of Twentieth Century Photography-New York, Routledge Reference, 2005

Portrait and the Figure, Aug 2005, View Camera Magazine

Infrared Films: A Different Kind of Light, October 2004, Camera Arts Magazine

The Polaroid 20 x 24 Goes to College, July 2002, View Camera Magazine

Infrared and the Figure, March 1991, View Camera Magazine