1958        Lincoln, Nebraska


1976-1980    Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, 4-Year Certificate


2011          Beckler Family Member Gallery, Delaware Center for the Contemporary Arts,

                 Wilmington, Delaware   May - August                                                                                                              

                 Lied Art Gallery; Creighton University; Omaha, Nebraska Jan-March

2010         European Union House; Riga, Latvia. 

2004        My Friends, My Brothers, Payne Gallery, Moravian College, Bethlehem, PA 

                 Solo Exhibition, Tatistcheff Gallery, New York, NY

2003        Narrative Portraits, Museum of Nebraska Art at Kearney, NE     

2002        Solo Exhibition, Tatistcheff Gallery, NYC

1992         Latvian Foreign Art Museum, Riga, Latvia2012



2016         The PAFA Show: Work by alumni based in NYC, Morris-Warren Gallery, NYC

2014         Face to Face: Artists’ self-portraits from the collection of Jackye and Curtis Finch, Jr.  Arkansas art Center, AK

2013         Outwin Boochever Portrait Competition, National Portrait Gallery, Washington DC

2012         The Romantic Impulse, Gross McCleaf Gallery, Philadelphia, PA

2010         Sacred and Profane, Portsmouth Museum of Fine Art, Portsmouth, NH

                  Face to Face: Portraits, Museum of Nebraska Art, Kearney, NE

2009        Legacies: Works by Twelve Former Students of Elizabeth Osborne and Sidney Goodman, PAFA, Philadelphia, PA

                 The American Scene, Delaware Center for the Contemporary Arts, Wilmington, DE

                 Edgar Jerins/ Jock Anderson, 2 Friends/ 2 Visions Fine Arts Exhibition Hall Adelphi University, Garden City, NY

2008       Timeless The Art of Drawing, Morris Museum Morristown, NJ.

                 RSVP Museum of Nebraska Art: Contemporary Art Invitational, Kearney, NE

                 On The Edge, ACA Galleries, New York, NY

2007/8    Visions: Selections from the James T. Dyke Collection of Contemporary Drawings, Naples Museum of Art, Naples, FL; Arkansas Art  

                 Center, Little Rock, AK

2007        Representation, Jenkins Johnson Gallery, New York, NY

                 Creative Imagining: The Howard A. and Judith Tullman Collection, Mobile Museum of Art, Mobile, AL

                 New Directions in American Drawing, The Columbus Museum, Columbus, GA

                 Telfair Museum of Art, Savannah, GA; Knoxville Museum of Art, Knoxville, TN

2006        Figure in American Painting and Drawing 1985-2005, Ogunquit Museum of American Art, ME

2005        Dances of Death, Tatischeff Gallery, New York, NY

                 71st Regional Exhibition, Arnot Art Museum, Elmira, NY

                 Out of Line, Seraphin Gallery, Philadelphia,PA

                 Collectors Exhibition, Arkansas Art Center, AR

2004        Traditions and Departures, Mentors and Protégés, Vose Gallery, Boston, MA  

                 Collectors Exhibition, Arkansas Art Center, AR

2003       Re-presenting Representation VI, Arnot Art Museum, Elmira, NY

2002       A Decade of Perception, Frye Art Museum, Seattle, WA

2001        Magic Visions, Arkansas Art Center, AR

                15 Exposures, Pennsylvania Academy Competition, 33rd Street Armory, Philadelphia, PA

                Ten New Artists, Tatistcheff Gallery, New York, NY

2000       Group Show, Tatistcheff Gallery, New York, NY

1999        Pennsylvania Academy Fellowship Group Show, The Plastic Club, Philadelphia, PA

1998        The Nude in Fine Art, Vanier Fine Art, Ltd., Scottsdale, AZ

                The Copley Society Portrait Show, Boston, MA

1997         Latvian Artist Group, Lever House, New York, NY

                The Copley Society Spring/Summer Members Show, Boston, MA

                The Copley Society Winning Artists Show, Boston, MA

                The Legacy Lives, Hillside College, Hillsdale, MI

1996        Artists Cooperative Gallery, Omaha, NE

                The Legacy Lives, Lever House, New York, NY

                New Members Shows, The Copley Society, Boston, MA

                Fellowship Show of the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Woodmere Art Museum, Philadelphia, PA

1995        International Images, Ltd., Sewickly, PA

1994        Rockland Center for the Arts, West Nyack, NY

1993        Latvian Artist Group, Lever House, New York, NY

                C.P.S. Pastel Society, Paul Mellon Arts Center, Wallingford, CT

1991         Art to Live With, The Sterlington Exhibit, Sterlington, NY

1990        Five New York Artists Look at Los Angeles, Tatistcheff Gallery, Santa Monica, CA

1989        What’s In a Face, Pelham, NY

                Portrait-Self-Portrait, Anthony Giordano Gallery, Dowling College, NY

1988        The New York Eye, Peale House Gallery, Philadelphia, PA

1987        90th Annual Fellowship Show of the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Philadelphia, PA

                Islip Museum, Islip, NY

1986        Heckscher Museum, Huntington, NY

                Wunsch Arts Center, Glen Cove, NY

                Fellowship Show of PAFA, Philadelphia, PA

1985        Antiquarium Gallery, Omaha,NE

                Fellowship Show of PAFA, Philadelphia, PA

                Five Years After, Rice Gallery, Philadelphia, PA

1984        Wunsch Arts Center, Glen Cove, NY

                Fellowship Show of PAFA, Philadelphia, PA

1983        Biedribs Felpa Hall, Los Angeles, CA

                Landscapes, Swope Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

                Pacific Art Guild, Los Angeles, CA

1981         View Interior Exterior, Stockton State College, NJ

                Los Angeles Bicentennial Student Show, Los Angeles, CA

                L.A. Fairytales, Cal State, Los Angeles, CA



2014        Venture Fund Grant, The New Academy of Art

2011          The Artists Fellowship Grant

2006        George Sugarman Foundation Grant 

2005        New York Foundation for the Arts, Fellowship in Printmaking/Drawing/Artists Books

2004       The Pollock-Krasner Foundation Grant

2003        The Elizabeth Foundation for the Arts Grant

2002        George Sugarman Foundation Grant

2001         E.D. Foundation Grant

1997         Nathaniel Burwash Award, Copley Society, Boston

1987         Caroline Gibbons Granger Memorial Award, Pennsylvania Academy, Philadelphia, PA                  

1981          Los Angeles Bicentennial Student Award

1980         Elizabeth Greenshields Foundation Grant

                 Frances Bergman Memorial Prize, PAFA

1979         Eleanor S. Gray Still Life Prize, PAFA

1978         Advanced Studio Privilege

                 Bergman Prize, Toppin Prize, PAFA

1977-78    Hotz Half Scholarship, PAFA

1976         National Scholarship Awards,Full Scholarship, PAFA



2014        The Figure, Skira/Rizzoli book, Image and essay

2011          Donohoe, Victoria. “Family Matters”. The Philadelphia Inquirer, July 8th

2009        Newall, Edith, “Irresistible Search for Clues Linking Students &Teachers”, Philadelphia Inquirer July 5:H8

                     New&Notable, American Artist Drawing,Winter 2009: 16

2008       “Three to Watch”, Fine Art Connoisseur, October

2007        Kelly Compton, “The Human Touch”   Fine Art Connoisseur, December

2006        O’Hern, John. “Artists’ Self Portraits.” American Art Collector, May.

                 O’Hern, John. “The Powerful Charm of Home.” American Art Collector, December.

2005        Cerbini, Lorena. “Uomimi in mezzo ai guair”. Arte, Italy, December.

2004        Brown, Clint. “Exhibition Review.” American Arts Quarterly, Summer.

                 Wadsworth, Thomas. Drawing From Life, Third Edition: 244.

                 Donohoe, Victoria. “Review.” Philadelphia Inquirer, February 15.

                 Gehman, Geoff. “Portraits of Pain,” The Morning Call, February 22 (Allentown, PA).

                 Jazzombek, Nancy Allyn. Mentors and Protégés: 9.

                 Johnson, Ken. “Weekend Fine Arts Section.” NY Times Art Guide, May 28: E-34.

2003        Burlingham, Michael J. “Narrative Noir.” American Artist Magazine, May.

                 Hassebroek, Ashley. “Museum of Nebraska Art Exhibition Review.” Omaha World Herald, August 24: 6. 

2001         Wolfe III, Townsend D. “Magic Visions.” Arkansas Art Center, Little Rock, AR.

1992         Cacioppo, Nancy. “Bringing Life To Art.” Rockland Journal-News, November 30: C-1.

1991          Delmont, Jim. Omaha World Herald, May 28.

1987         Harrison, Helen A. “Islip Museum Exhibition Review.” New York Times, April 19.

1986         Harrison, Helen A. “Group Exhibition Review.” New York Times, May 18.


Minneapolis Institute of Art, MN

Arkansas Art Center, Little Rock, AR

Latvian Diaspora Museum, Cesis, Latvia

Museum of Nebraska Art, Kearney, NE

Moravian College, Bethlehem, PA