Artist StatementMuch of my work consists of portraiture and figurative works taken from life - usually at Starbucks, the Doctor's office or anywhere else where lines tend to form and people are idling about. Some of my studio work includes Dad’s Glads, a large monumental and mimetic botanical painting in the classical style, and Landscape, a loosely rendered panoramic pastel painting. My glass works are typically abstract yet highly deliberative in that they are often comprised of thousands of individually cut glass pieces, are hand assembled using tweezers, fine brushes and take many man-hours to complete. My sculptures include pieces such as Primative Art and Aluminum and Copper Assembly; the former is an abstract figurative work while the latter is geometric, even graphic in its design. Occasionally, my work takes on, according to Blake Gopnik (an art critic for the Washington Post), a
Bethesda, MD 20817
Adjunct Professor, Drawing and Painting. Corcoran School of Art and Design. 2003.
Owner/President, Digital Commerce Corporation/FedCenter. 1993 - 1997
Co-Owner/President, Neumann Marketing/FedCenter. 1991 - 1993
Global Federal Marketing Manager, Sun Microsystems. 1989 - 1991
Director Strategic Technology Development, Government Technology Solutions, Inc. 1987 - 1989
Co-Owner/President, Dominion Planning and Development Corporation/NCI Systems, Inc. 1985 - 1987
President, NCI Systems, Inc. 1983 -1985
Sales Executive, John Hancock Financial Services/Profesco, Tax Shelters, Investments, and Lending. 1980 - 1984
Curator (WPA/C Washington DC)
To Be Determined, March 2003
The Model, January 2003
A.D., October 2002
Corner Views, August 2002
Waterworks, July 2002
Yellow Barn Gallery. Paintings. 2008. Glen Echo Yellow Barn Gallery, Bethesda, MD. Juried competion, local and regional artists.
Academy 2000. KKK sculptural fabrications. 2002. Connor Contemporary Art Gallery, Washington DC. A selection of emerging art graduates from numerous regional colleges.
Beneath the Surface. Painting, sculptures and mixed media works. 2002. Corcoran Museum, Washington DC.
The Model. Sculpture and mixed media. 2001. Washington Project for the Arts, Corcoran. 14th and K. Washinton, DC.
Corner Views. Scupture (figurative). 2001. Washington Project for the Arts, Corcoran. 14th and K. Washinton, DC.
Artist of the month, 2004, Barnes and Noble, Bethesda, MD
Artist of the month, 2002, What's Up Washington, Washington DC
Figurative works, 2002, The Harbor Club, Washington DC
Figures and other works, Restaurant 7, Fairfax, VA
BFA, 2001, Corcoran School of Art and Design, Washington, DC
Dr. William Newman Painting and Drawing Award. 2001.
Anne Elson Memorial Prize for Academic Excellence. 2001.
Sons of the Revolution Art History Research Award. 2000.
Collaboration and Murals
NASA Space Mural/Hubba Bubba, Bill Neumann and the Millennium Arts Center. 2001. 10' X 40' oil on panel.
Community, Anne Marchand and DC Commission on the Arts and Humanities. 2000. 34' X 34' Acrylic on panel.
Press (partial listing)
August 2002, Arts Section, Blake Gopnik, The Washington Post
July 2002, Weekend, Michael Sullivan, The Washington Post
July 2002, Weekend, The Washington Post
Metropolitan Museum of Art
Torpedo Factory, Alexandria, VA
VisArts, Rockville, MD
WPA/C, Washington, DC
Yellow Barn Gallary, Glen Echo, MD
Smithsonian American Art Museum, National Portrait Gallery
The Washington Sculptures Group
IATTDA, International Association of Two and Three Dimensional Artists