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, Latvia 




2018                Traditions & Innovation, Southern Alleghenies Museum of Art, Loretto, PA

                        Compelled To Tell: Marketing, Museum of Nebraska Art

2017                About Face, Southampton Art Center, Southampton, NY

2016                The PAFA Show, Morris – Warren Gallery, NYC

                        Works on Paper, ACA Galleries, NYC

2015                Friends of Kent, Gallery 1516, Omaha, NE

                        The Selfie and Others, Hewitt Gallery of Art, Marymount College, NYC

                        Collectors Exhibition, Arkansas Art Center, AR

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, Minneapolis, MN

The Global Center for Latvian Art, Cesis Latvia

Arkansas Art Center, Little Rock, AR

Museum of Nebraska Art, Kearney, NE

Moravian College, Bethlehem, PA


Adjunct Faculty New York Academy of Art