Born:                                      1943:  Los Angeles, CA




       1971                                California State University, Los Angeles, CA;

                                                Master of Arts Degree


        1969                                California State University, Los Angeles, CA;

                                                Bachelor of Arts




       1975 to                            Professor of Art, California State University, Los Angeles, CA



Selected One Person Exhibitions:


       1999, 97, 93, 89, 87,        O.K. Harris Works of Art, New York City, NY

          85, 83, 81, 79               

        1998, 93, 89, 87              Jerald Melberg Gallery, Charlotte, NC

        1997                                Richard Heller Gallery, Santa Monica, CA

        1994                                Cultural Center, Las Vegas, NV

        1994, 91, 89, 87,             Tortue Gallery, Santa Monica, CA

          85, 83, 81     

        1989                                Asheville Art Museum, Asheville, NC

        1988                                Loma Linda University, Riverside, CA

        1984                                Laguna Beach Museum of Art, Laguna Beach, CA

        1982, 80, 78, 76              Dobrick Gallery, Chicago, IL

        1980                                Los Angeles Institute of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, CA

        1977                                Fine Arts Gallery, California State University, Dominguez Hills, CA

        1975                                Jack Glenn Gallery, Newport Beach, CA

                                                Warren Benedek Gallery, New York, NY


Selected Group Exhibitions:

       1999                 Painting Installation, San Francisco Sentry, CA

        1998                                Illusion:  Trompe L’Oeil & Slight of Hand, Riverside Art Museum, CA

        1997                                West Coast Painting and Sculpture, Oceanside Museum of Art, Oceanside, CA

        1992                                Masks, Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles, CA

                                                The Articulated Thumbprint, Boca Raton Museum of Art, Boca Raton, FL

        1990                                American Realist Paintings & Drawings, 1912-1990, University Gallery,

                                                University of Florida, Gainesville, FL

        1989                                Boite Arte, Renee Fotouhi Fine Art Ltd., New York, NY

        1987                                The Hot Centre:  Contemporary Art, Norton Center for the Arts, Danville, KY

        1986                                California Contemporary:  Works from the Security Pacific Collection, Laguna

                                                Beach Art Museum, Laguna Beach, CA

                                                Art and Illusion, Anchorage Museum of History and Art, Anchorage, AK

                                                Kindred Spirits, Los Angeles Municipal Art Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

        1985                                The Real Thing, North Miami Museum and Art Center, North Miami, FL

        1984                                Illusions, Greenville County Museum of Art, Greenville, SC

        1983                                Educating Artists:  Fine Arts at Art Center 1982-83, Art Center, College of

                                                Design, Pasadena, CA

                                                Material Illusions/Unlikely Materials, Taft Museum, Cincinnati, OH


1982                                Drawing by Painters, Long Beach Museum, Long Beach, CA; Mandeville Art

                                                Center, Mandeville, CA; University of San Diego, San Diego, CA; Oakland

                                                Museum, Oakland, CA

                                                L.A. Art:  An Exhibition of Contemporary Painting, Nagoya, Japan; Municipal

                                                Art Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

        1981                                Decade:  Los Angeles Painting in the Seventies, Art Center College of Design,

                                                Pasadena, CA

                                                The Reality of Illusion, Denver Art Museum, Denver, CO; traveling exhibition.

        1978                                Realist Painters, Los Angeles, ARCO Center for Visual Arts, Los Angeles, CA

        1977                                100 + Current Directions in Southern California Art, Los Angeles Institute of

                                                Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, CA

        1976                                Los Angeles, Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY

        1973                                Realist Painting, Nicholas Treadwell Galleries, London, England

                                                Paintings, James D. Phelan Awards, Oakland Museum, Oakland, CA


Bibliography:  Books


        Art Market Guide:  Contemporary American Art, Richard Polsky, The Marlit Press, San Francisco,        

        1997, pg. 213


        Masquerade, Maurice Tuchman, Joseph Campbell, Chronicle Books, San Francisco, 1993,

        pg. 81, 82 (Ill., Color)


        Trompe L’Oeil, Karen S. Chambers, Rizzoli, New York, 1991, pg. 60 (Ill., Color)


        American Realist Painting:  1945-1980, John Ward, U.M.I. Research Press, Ann Arbor, MI, 1989

        pg.246-248, 250, 254 (Ill.)


        Neue Formen des Bildes, Udo Kultermann, Wasmuth, Tuebingen, West Germany, 1976, p. 87 (Ill.)


        Super Realism:  A Critical Anthology, Gregory Battcock, Dutton, NY, 1975, p. 225 (Ill.)


Selected Awards and Honors:


        James D. Phelan Award, San Francisco Foundation, 1973.

        Grant for Creative Leave, California State University, Los Angeles, CA 1986.

        National Endowment for the Humanities, Summer Stipend Program, 1982.


Selected Collections:


        Newport Harbor Art Museum, CA

        University Art Museum, California State University, Long Beach, CA

        Minnesota Museum of Art, St. Paul, MN

        American Friends of Israel Museum, New York, NY

        Miami University Art Museum, Oxford, OH

        Meadowbrook Art Gallery, Oakland University, Rochester, MI

        Picker Art Gallery, Colgate University, Hamilton, NY

        California State University, Los Angeles, CA