Curriculum Vitae

Current Position

2000 -    Associate Professor of Art - Sculpture Area Head - Bradley University, Peoria, Illinois

1994-2000    Assistant Professor of Art - Sculpture Area Head - Bradley University, Peoria, Illinois

Education

1993    Master of Fine Arts - University of Georgia, Athens, Georgia

1985    Bachelor of Fine Arts - University of Georgia, Athens, Georgia

1985    UGA Studies Abroad Program, Cortona, Italy

Commissions and Collections

A.J. Robertson - life size Bronze of former Bradley Braves Coach and Athletic Director. Bradley University, Peoria, Illinois.

Imprints of Education - stainless steel, bronze reliefs (1) 10’L x 10’ 8”W x 3” D, (1) 5’ Dia. x 2”D, (4) 3’Dia. x 1.5”D for the Harrison School in Peoria.  Commissioned by LZT Architects, Peoria, Illinois

Event - Limestone and stainless steel sculpture, 3’L x 3H x 9’H for the Peoria Civic Center commissioned by ArtsPartners of Central Illinois through a grant from the Community Foundation of Central Illinois

Vulcan - Cast iron, stainless steel, limestone, water, 30’L x 11’W x 15’H.  Commissioned outdoor sculpture for Caterpillar Inc., located at the entrance to the foundry plant in Mapleton, Illinois

Earth - Limestone, stainless steel, water, 8’L x 6’W x 4’H. Commissioned outdoor sculpture for Barbara and James Burtis, installed at their residence in Congerville, Illinois

Imminent - Limestone, steel, 16’L x 8’W x 9’H.   Purchased by the Illinois Art-in-Architecture program for the permanent collection sited at Lakeland College, Mattoon, Illinois

Sphere of Influence - Steel, aluminum, 24’L x 18’W x 10’H. Purchased for permanent collection as part of Grounds for Sculpture’s  “Sculpture Along the Way” program. Hamilton Train Station - Hamilton, New Jersey

Peoria Prize for Creativity - Bronze medallion 4”H x 3”W x ½”H.  Commissioned design and casting that accompanies the Peoria Next award.  Two cast and awarded to date.

Gemini - Bronze, (2) 8” x 8” x 8” each.  Collection of the Prairie Center of the Arts in Peoria, Illinois

Lydia Moss Bradley - bust  Bronze, mahogany, 10”L x 8”W x 12”H. Commissioned by President David Broski, bust of the founder of Bradley University.  Two cast and awarded to date.

Dove  Hydrostone - bronze, 5’L x 1’6”W x  3’6”H.  Commissioned for the sanctuary of the First Pentecostal Church of Jesus Christ, Peoria, Illinois

Firefly Nest - Bronze, barn wood, light.  8’H x 1’W x 1’D.  Collection of Merle Glick, Peoria, Illinois

Cradle - Limestone, travertine, bronze, 30”L x 12”W x 24”H. Collection of Richard Latvaitis, Peoria, Illinois

Soldier - Bronze, alabaster, soapstone, 1’L x 1’W x 2’H. Collection of Richard Latvaitis, Peoria, Illinois

Rumble - Steel, 15’L x 15’W x 6’H. Collection of King Plow Arts Center, Atlanta, Georgia

Attraction of Opposites - Marble, 2’L x 2’W x 2’6”H. Commissioned by Richard and Margaret Lowrance, Atlanta, Georgia

Shield - Aluminum 3’L x 2’6”W x 3”D  Richwoods High School, Peoria, Illinois

Miracle - Alabaster, steel, 2’L x 2’W x 3’6”H. Collection of Nancy Fulmer, Memphis, Tennessee

Opa’s Toast -  Marble, 2’L x 1’6”W x 2’H.  Commissioned by Dolf and Deborah Schmitz, Roswell, Georgia

Solo Exhibitions

Meadows Gallery  University of Texas – Tyler, 2007

Contemporary Art Center   Peoria, Illinois, 2004

Isis Gallery  University of Notre Dame, South Bend, Indiana, 2000

Carriage House Gallery  Georgia Council for the Arts Headquarters, Atlanta, Georgia, 1995

Gwinnett Fine Arts Center and Sculpture Garden  Gwinnett County, Georgia, 1995

Selected Group Exhibitions and Sculpture Sites

Chicago Sculpture Exhibit Juried exhibition of outdoor sculpture in Lincoln Park, Chicago, Illinois June 2013 – June 2014

Oak Park Sculpture Walk Juried exhibition of outdoor sculpture in Oak Park, Illinois May - September 2013

Chicago Park District / Chicago Sculpture International Outdoor Sculpture Exhibition Juried exhibition of outdoor sculpture in Grant Park and Lincoln Park, Richard Hunt and Adam Schwerner, jurors, Chicago, Illinois August 2012 – August 2013

CIAO and Friends Invitational Juried inaugural exhibition of regional artists at the Peoria Riverfront Museum, Peoria, Illinois, October 2012 – March 2013

Form in Flora III Juried exhibition of sculpture at the Lincoln Park Conservatory, Chicago, Illinois, August – October 2012

Millennium Sculpture Invitational exhibition of sculpture at Bowling Green State University, Bowling Green, Ohio September – November 2011

Art Chicago Juried exhibition of outdoor sculpture on Orleans Street at the Merchandise Mart, Chicago, Illinois April 2011 – current

Art Chicago 6”x6”x6”  Chicago Sculpture International exhibition of indoor sculpture in the Merchandise Mart, Chicago, Illinois April 2011

CSI Board Show Elmhurst Art Museum, Elmhurst, Illinois January 2011 – current

Form and Flora  Juried exhibition of sculpture at the Garfield Park Conservatory, Chicago, Illinois, October – November 2010

The Department of Cultural Affairs Presents CSI Sculpture on Franklin Boulevard Juried exhibition of outdoor sculpture on Franklin Boulevard, Chicago, Illinois, October 2010-present

Sculpture Invasion Juried exhibition of sculpture in the Koehline Museum at Oakton College, Des Plaines, Illinois Lela Hersh, juror, May-June 2010

Art Chicago Juried exhibition of outdoor sculpture at the Merchandise Mart, Chicago, Illinois April-October 2010

Articulation Juried exhibition ( Bringham Dimmick, Patricia Olynyk jurors) Art St. Louis Gallery, St. Louis, Missouri, January-February  2010

Conference 2009 Outside Juried outdoor exhibition (Robert Stackhouse, Carol Mickett jurors) of work from the Mid-South Sculpture Alliance/Chicago Sculpture International members in the Tennessee Riverpark, Chattanooga, Tennessee, 2009-10

ArtPrize Large-scale outdoor work in the world’s largest art prize competition, Grand Rapids, Michigan, September-October 2009

Faculty Exhibition Two sculptures exhibited at the Prairie Center of the Arts during the inaugural Inland Art Center conference, 2009

Odyssey  Invitational outdoor exhibition of large scale outdoor sculpture on the campus (two sculptures), Purdue University North Central, Westville, Indiana, 2008-09, 2009-10

National Cast Iron Art Conference Exhibition Sloss Furnaces Gallery, Birmingham Alabama, April 2009

Iron Art Exhibition Barnhart Gallery, University of Kentucky, Lexington, Kentucky, November 2008

Renew React Krasl Art Center Biennial Sculpture Invitational, St. Joseph, Michigan, 2008-09

Exchange Exhibition of Bradley University faculty and Graduate student work at the Des Lee Gallery, Washington University, 2007

art3 (art cubed) Exhibition of professor and student sculpture work in the Heuser Art Center Gallery, Bradley University, 2007

Sculpture Exchange Fabrication and exhibition of a large-scale outdoor sculpture as part of a biennial visiting artist program on the campuses of Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, Michigan 2005-7, and Millikin University, Decatur, Illinois, 2003-5

Mostra Exhibition of University of Georgia Studies Abroad faculty and student work at the Palazzo Casali, Cortona, Italy 2005, and Athens, Georgia, 2006

MARBLE/marble Sculpture exhibition at the Redstone Arts Center in Redstone, Colorado, 2003

Sculpt  Invitational exhibition at the McLean County Arts Center in Bloomington, Illinois, 2003

Western Carolina University  Juried exhibition of large-scale outdoor sculpture.  Western Carolina University, Cullowhee, North Carolina 2002-2004

Sculpture at the Airport  Invitational exhibition of large-scale outdoor sculpture at the South Bend Regional Airport.  Co-sponsored by the South Bend Regional Museum of Art, South Bend, Indiana, 2002-4

Quad City Arts  Juried exhibition of large-scale outdoor sculpture in locations around the city of Davenport, Iowa 2002
 
Inspired in Illinois  Exhibition of Illinois artists at Lakeview Museum, 2002, Peoria, Illinois

LaGrange National XXI  Juried national exhibition at the Lamar Dodd Art Center and Chattahoochee Valley Art Museum, LaGrange, Georgia 2002

University of South Carolina  Invitational exhibition of large-scale outdoor sculpture on campus as part of USC’s bicentennial celebration, and as host of the Southeastern College Art Conference, Columbia, South Carolina, 2001-2

Oakton  College  Invitational outdoor sculpture exhibition on the campus, Des Plaines, Illinois, 2000 – current

O’Hare International Terminal  Installed large-scale outdoor sculpture at the International Terminal of O’Hare Airport, Chicago, Illinois.  1999-current

Skokie Northshore Sculpture Park  Invitational large-scale outdoor sculpture exhibition, Skokie, Illinois, 1997- 2002

Pier Walk  (four consecutive exhibitions)  Juried large-scale outdoor sculpture exhibitions (2000 juror – Beej Nierengarten-Smith, Director, Laumeier Sculpture Park and Museum, St. Louis, Missouri. 1999 juror - Brooke Barrie, Director, Grounds for Sculpture, Hamilton, New Jersey. 1998 juror – George W. Neubert, Director, Sheldon Memorial Art Gallery and Sculpture Garden, University of Nebraska. 1997 – curated by 3-D Chicago.) Navy Pier, Chicago, Illinois, 1997-2000

RiverFront Sculpture Walk (three consecutive exhibitions)  Invitational outdoor sculpture exhibitions, Peoria RiverFront, Peoria, Illinois, 1997-2000

Rio Grande Sculpture Walk  Invitational exhibition of large-scale outdoor sculpture.  University of Rio Grande, Rio Grande, Ohio, 1998-2000

Bi -State Competition  Juried exhibition at the Davenport Museum of Art, Davenport, Iowa, 1997

Western Michigan University Sculpture Tour
 Invitational large-scale outdoor sculpture exhibition on the campus of Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, Michigan, 1997-1999

University of Texas-Tyler   Large-scale outdoor sculpture at the University of Texas-Tyler campus, Tyler, Texas, 1996-7

Memphis Arts Festival  Juried fine arts exhibition, Ivan Karp, Juror, Memphis, Tennessee, 1996

Alabama Biennial  Juried large-scale outdoor sculpture exhibition, Univ. of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, Alabama, 1995-1996

The Grant Show   Georgia artist grant recipients invitational, Lyndon House Arts Center, Athens, Georgia, 1995

With Our Own Eyes  Juried exhibition from the Georgia Artists Slide Registry, The City Gallery, Atlanta, Georgia, 1994

UNC-Asheville  Invitational large-scale outdoor sculpture exhibition UNC-Asheville, Asheville, North Carolina, 1994

Georgia Marble Festival  Juried exhibition, Keith Lambert, Juror, Best in Show Award, Jasper, Georgia, 1993

The Red Clay Survey    Juried exhibition, Huntsville Museum of Art, Huntsville, Alabama, 1992

November Outdoor Sculpture Forum   Large-scale outdoor sculpture exhibit, Carter Presidential Center, Atlanta, Georgia, 1991

North American Sculpture Exhibition
   Juried exhibition, Bill Barrett, Juror, Foothills Art Center, Golden, Colorado, 1991

Visiting Artist/Guest Speaker

Oak Park Sculpture Walk Meet the artist event in downtown Oak Park, 2013

Chicago Park District / Chicago Sculpture International Outdoor Sculpture Exhibition, Exhibition Director and exhibiting artist in the juried show of sculpture placed in Grant Park and Lincoln Park, Chicago, Illinois, 2012-2013

AJ Robertson Sculpture Dedication, Sculptor and speaker at the unveiling of the sculpture, AJ Robertson Court, Bradley University, Peoria. IL, 2012

International Sculpture Center Biennial Conference, Panel moderator - ISC Chapters: How and Why, Columbus Auditorium, School of the Art Institute of Chicago, 2012

Bowling Green State University, Exhibiting artist and panel member for the Millennium Sculpture Exhibition and Symposium, Bowling Green, Ohio, 2011

International Sculpture Center, Presenter for the ISC’s media launch for the 2012 conference held in Chicago at the U.S. Equities building, Chicago, Illinois, 2011

Rochester Institute of Technology Visiting artist for the School of Art at RIT including lecture and graduate critiques, 2010

Artprize, Panelist for “Contemporary Sculpture” panel held in the Spectrum Theater, Grand Rapids Community College campus, Grand Rapids, Michigan, 2009

Mid-South Sculpture Alliance Conference, Speaker during welcoming remarks at the “2009 Conference Outside” opening reception held in the theater of Chattanooga State Community College, Chattanooga, Tennessee, 2009

Parlin – Ingersoll Library, Guest Speaker “Fisher Stolz: Sculptor” funded by the Office of the Secretary of State - Illinois State Library Division, Canton, Illinois, 2007

ASM Materials Society, Peoria Chapter and American Foundry Society, Central Illinois Chapter Guest Speaker “Fisher Stolz, Legendary Sculptor and Associate Professor of Art”, Peoria Illinois, 2007

American Foundry Society Bradley Student Chapter, Guest Speaker, Bradley University, Peoria, Illinois, 2007

Fine Arts Society of Peoria Guest Speaker “The Trials and Triumphs of a Public Sculptor”, Lakeview Museum, Peoria, Illinois, 2007

Bowling Green State University Guest speaker, invitational iron pour, - Bowling Green, Ohio, 2005

Western Michigan University  Visiting artist - while creating new large-scale sculpture for WMU campus, Kalamazoo, Michigan, 2005

University of Georgia Studies Abroad Program/ Cortona, Italy  Faculty - summer semester teaching sculpture, 2005

Prairie Center of the Arts  Guest speaker - co-sponsored by the Slane College of Communication and Fine Arts, the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, the Department of English and Foreign Languages, and Arts Partners of Central Illinois at Bradley University, 2004

Institute of Learning in Retirement  Guest speaker - Ins and Outs of Public Sculpture, Bradley University, 2004

Lakeview Museum  Guest artist - Artist in the Studio hands on exhibition, Peoria, Illinois, 2004

 Prairie Center of the Arts  Visiting artist-  using technology to create new sculpture, Peoria, Illinois, 2004

Winzler Gear Corporation  Guest speaker - Collaborations in Art and Technology at Bradley alumni reception in Chicago ,2003

Elmwood Historical Society  Visiting artist - instructional workshop delivered about sculpture materials and techniques to celebrate the 75th anniversary of the installation of the Lorado Taft sculpture “Pioneers”.  The workshop took place in a reproduction of Taft’s studio in Elmwood, Illinois, 2003

Milliken University  Visiting artist-  while constructing a large-scale outdoor sculpture Decatur, Illinois, 2003

McLean County Arts Center   Guest speaker - Sculpt artists “Art Talk” in the gallery, 2003

Lakeview Museum  Guest speaker - Lunch and Learn series,  Peoria, Illinois, 2002

University of South Carolina  Visiting artist - Exhibition of a large-scale outdoor sculpture on the campus as part of the university’s bicentennial celebration and as host of the Southeastern College Art Conference. Columbia, South Carolina, 2001

University of Notre Dame  Visiting artist - Guest lecturer, grad student critique and solo gallery exhibition at, South Bend, Indiana, 2000

University of Texas-Tyler  Visiting artist - Guest lecturer and year loan of large-scale outdoor sculpture, visiting artist program, Tyler, Texas, 1996

The Arts Guild  Visiting artist - Guest lecturer and loan of large-scale outdoor sculptures, Gwinnett County, Georgia, 1994

UNC-Asheville  Visiting Artist - Guest lecturer and loan of large scale outdoor sculpture, The Art Front, Asheville, North Carolina, 1994

Juror

Woodridge Biennial Juror and organizer of new biennial outdoor sculpture exhibition with Barbra and Dan Kerns for office park campus in West Peoria, 2006

Peoria Art Guild Fine Art Exhibition  Juror - Peoria, Illinois, 2002

Lakeview Museum Art Auction  Exhibiting artist coordinator - In conjunction with Cathy Williams, Peoria, Illinois, 2002

Morton Fine Art Exhibition  Juror - Morton, Illinois, 2001

Recognition Sculpture Project  Juror - Member of panel of five jurors  for a $50,000 commission to create a sculpture for the Gateway Building on the RiverFront, Peoria, Illinois, 2000

RiverFront Art Committee  Member of the selection committee for sculpture exhibited in the Peoria RiverFront Sculpture Walk, 2000

Illinois Art League  Juror - Annual Exhibition, Metro Centre, Peoria, Illinois, 1995

Artists’ Coalition of Central Illinois  Juror - Annual Exhibition, Civic Center, Peoria, Illinois, 1994

Grants and Awards

Academic Travel Grant Slane College and Art Department support for faculty member’s travel to the International Sculpture Center Biennial Conference, Chicago, IL 2012

Academic Travel Grant Slane College and Art Department support for faculty and student travel to the Millennium Sculpture Exhibition and Symposium, Bowling Green, Ohio, 2011

Academic Travel Grant Slane College support for faculty travel to the International Sculpture Center 50th Anniversary Celebration, New York, New York, 2010

Slane College of Communication and Fine Arts Award for Excellence in Research and Creative Production given annually to one faculty member in the college, 2010

Academic Travel Grant OTEFD, Art Department, Slane College, and American Foundry Society support for faculty and student travel and workshops at the National Cast Iron Art Conference in Birmingham, Alabama, 2009

Academic Travel Grant Art Department and Slane College support for faculty and student travel to the International Sculpture Conference, Grand Rapids, Michigan, 2008

Academic Travel Grant OTEFD, Art Department and Slane College support for faculty and student travel and iron pour at the John Michael Kohler Arts Center, Sheboygan, Michigan, 2008

Academic Travel Grant Art Department, Slane College, and American Foundry Society support for faculty and student travel and workshops at the University of Georgia, Athens, Georgia, 2008

Academic Travel Grant OTEFD, Art Department and Slane College support for faculty and student travel and workshops at the University of Kentucky, Lexington, Kentucky and the Inferno Art Foundry, Atlanta, Georgia, 2007

Academic Travel Grant, American Foundry Society, Art Department and Slane College support for faculty and student travel and workshops at the Southern Conference on Cast Iron Art at the historic Sloss Furnaces in Birmingham, Alabama, 2007

Academic Travel Grant OTEFD, Art Department and Slane College support for faculty and student travel and workshops at the International Cast Iron Conference at the historic Sloss Furnaces in Birmingham, Alabama, 2005

Academic Travel Grant  OTEFD, Art Department and Slane College support for travel to Italy to research UGA Studies Abroad Program, research galleries and select marble for creation of new sculpture August 1-8, 2004

Research Excellence Grant with support from the Slane College and Art Department at Bradley University for participation in the eight-day international marble-carving symposium MARBLE/marble XV in Marble, Colorado July 15-22, 2003

Research Excellence Grant for participation in the International Conference on Contemporary Cast Iron Art large-scale mold making workshop.  Sponsored by the International Sculpture Center, the Johnson Atelier and Grounds for Sculpture April 8 – 13, 2002

Forty Leaders Under Forty Award  Tri-county regional award selected by InterBusiness Issues, WMBD radio, and Caterpillar Inc. Fall 2000

Community Leadership School Scholarship  Awarded to one of the members of the Forty Under Forty Class, fall 2000

Academic Travel Grant  For expenses involved in participating as a panelist on two panels, “Computers in Sculpture” and “The Arts Scene in the Midwest” at the Mid America College Art Conference, held at the University of Kentucky, Lexington, Kentucky, 1998

Innovative Teaching Award  Monetary award for research into developing a rapid prototyping course to be taught at Bradley University, Peoria, Illinois, 1998

Who’s Who Among American Teachers Award  Nominations are from students who have previously been cited for academic excellence in “Who’s Who” or have been on the National Dean’s List. Awarded to 5% of the nation’s teachers. 1998

Research Excellence Grant  Co-funded by the Research Excellence Committee and the College of Communication and Fine Arts, Bradley University, Peoria, Illinois, 1996

Academic Travel Grant  Funded by the College of Communication and Fine Arts, Bradley University, to attend the International Sculpture Center conference in Providence, Rhode Island, 1996

Teaching Enhancement Grant  Co-funded by the Teaching Excellence Committee, College of Communication and Fine Arts and the Art Department, Bradley University, Peoria, Illinois, 1994

Individual Artist Grant  from the Georgia Council for the Arts, Office of the Governor, Atlanta, Georgia, 1994

Georgia Council for the Arts Grant for a juried site sculpture, The Spiral of Poverty, by the Georgia Sculptors Society, Fisher Stolz, Director, Lowery S. Sims, Juror, Arts Festival of Atlanta, Piedmont Park, Atlanta, Georgia, 1991

Professional Service

Chicago Sculpture International Vice President 2010 – 2013, Board member 2008 – 2013.  Develop exhibitions, guest speakers and related activities for sculpture organization.

Anne Frank Tree Project USA Project Manager for Design and Installation of a site and sapling from the Anne Frank tree for the Bradley University campus. 2009-

Roosevelt Magnet School  Co- writer and administrator for Stem Mini-Grant for Courtyard Sculpture Project, collaboration between Bradley University sculpture students and Roosevelt Magnet School students to create six new interactive sculptures that teach physical and mechanical properties. 2005-6

Prairie Center for the Arts  Board member, 2004 – current.  Assisted in investigation, subsequent purchase and donation of a Stratasys Prodigy plus rapid prototyping machine valued at an educational price of $55,000 from the Prairie Center for the Arts to the Slane College of Arts at Bradley University. 2006

Foundry Educational Foundation  Board Member, Central Illinois Chapter 2005-current,
Bradley University Advisor 1998-current.  Developed scholarship for design and regular casting of bronze plaques awarded by the American Foundry Society with Chairman William Sullins from Caterpillar.  Ongoing annual scholarship for Bradley University sculpture students continued with current Chair, John Grabel.  Arranged monetary, material and equipment  donations for the sculpture area at Bradley University

Chicago ART Foundation Benefit (in conjunction with Pediatric AIDS Chicago)  Donated artwork for auction to benefit the art and medical organizations.  2005

Lakeview Museum  Associate Board, 2001-current.  Collections Committee, 2001-current
Lakeview Museum Auction - donation of new bronze, wood, and electric light sculpture titled Firefly Nest and assistance identifying other artist for donations to the  biennial auction. 2004, 2002

Community Leadership School  Research team for Sears Block (now Museum Square)  Study. 2001

Saint Francis Hospital Art Auction  Donated work for Oncology Center fund raiser, Peoria, Illinois. 1999

Reviews

Miles, Clara “Robertson’s Return” Hilltopics, Winter 2013

“Chicago Park District Nov. 2012: Chicago Parks Outdoor Sculpture Exhibition” Chicago at Play, You Tube http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=pESKAsvBEt4 posted November 2012

Graf, Brigette “Professors’ Commemorative Statue Unveiled on Founder’s Day Bradley University, Slane College Website,  posted October 2012

Radosevich, Frank “Dedicated for the Future” “Spotlight, Bradley University Website, posted October 12, 2012

Greenhoe, Jon “Creating the A.J. Robertson Statue” Video “Spotlight, Bradley University Website, posted October 12, 2012

Engel, Eric. ”Bronze art added to Harrison school to inspire students” Peoria Journal-Star, November 6, 2011

Engel, Eric .  “Beauty of Education” Peoria Journal-Star, November 5, 2011

Blackburn, Nicole. “From Sparks to Art” Numero, June 2011

Ridgeway, Nancy.  “A Show of Hands”  Bradley Works, 2011

Panetta, Gary.  “Civic Center unveils new ‘Event’ to catch eye”  Peoria Journal-Star, October 20, 2010

Rhodes, Abby.  “Extraordinary ‘Event’” Bradley University Website,  posted October 20, 2010

Producer.  “New Sculpture at the Civic Center”,  WEEK TV, October 19, 2010

Producer, “’Event’ Unveiled at Peoria Civic Center”, WMBD/WYZZ TV, October 19, 2010

Rusciano, Alex “Event Unveiled at Civic Center”, WCBU Radio, October 19, 2010

Panetta, Gary.  “Hands of Harrison”  Peoria Journal-Star, August 22, 2010

Peffer, Allyson.  “New Event Sculpture to be Displayed at the Peoria Civic Center” Peoria Civic Center Website, posted May 28, 2010

Koch, Jacqueline.  “Sculpting Event” Bradley University Website, posted May 2010

Jacqueline Prins, Stephanie Sicard, “Art Prize 2010” The Collegiate, February 2010

Lavalley, Amy. “Sculpture Celebration Odyssey” Post-Tribune, October 16, 2008

Stodola, Barbara. “Odyssey X” The Beacher, October 16, 2008

Wort, Erica.  “Celebrating 10 Years, Odyssey 1999-2009” La Porte County Herald-Argus, October 9, 2008

McGowan, Laura.  “Forging the god of fire” Bradley Works, Spring 2008

H-P Staff.  “The Krasl Art Center Biennial” Herald-Palladium, July 24, 2008

Howard, Clare.  “Sculptural Articulation” Peoria Journal Star, December 2, 2007

Bayer, Cathy.  “Putting a spin on arts in education” Peoria Journal Star, June 6, 2007

Kenyon, Theo Jean.  “Larger Than Life”  Peoria Journal Star, January 7, 2007

McGowan, Laura.  “A Three-Dimensional Sketchbook” Bradley Works, Spring 2006

Jacobs, Robert.  Television interview about sculpture and technology on Treasure Chest, for ABC affiliate in Peoria, March 2004

Johnson, Ron.  Photo and caption Moonbench process, Peoria Journal-Star, February 28, 2004

Richey, Michele.  “Prairie Center of the Arts – From Inception to Opening”  Alliance of Artists Communities, Spring 2004

Johnson, Joel.  Television interview about rapid prototyping and sculpture on Tech Bin, for PBS affiliate in Bloomington, Illinois, October 2003

Ridgeway, Nancy.  “Sculpting a Collaborative Effort” Connection, Bradley University quarterly, Summer 2003

Coppens, Julie York.  “Visions in Flight”  South Bend Tribune, South Bend, Indiana, August 25, 2002

Willard, John.  “Curb Appeal:  New program brings art to downtown Davenport street”  Quad-City Times, Davenport, Iowa, August 1, 2002

McGreevy, Todd.  “Sculpture on 2nd” River Cities’ Reader, Davenport, Iowa, May 22-8, 2002

Lyons, Channy.  “Illinois has local artists in a state of inspiration”  Peoria Times Observer, Peoria, Illinois, April 10, 2002

Lyon, Robert.  “Outdoor Sculptures decorate McMaster for Bicentennial” Times, University of South Carolina, Columbia, South Carolina, October 4, 2001

Editor.  “USC Bicentennial Sculpture Exhibit Hosts Art Outdoors in Columbia, SC”,  Carolina Arts, Columbia, South Carolina, September 2001

Dube, Ilene.  “Leading the Way” Princeton Packet, Princeton, New Jersey, April 3, 2001

Phelps, Tori. “Professor, Artist Sculpts Marble and Young Minds” Arts Alive!, Peoria, Illinois, March 2001

Wong, Dwane.  “Sculptures Added to Art Walk Tour”  Daily Herald, Des Plaines, Illinois, November 27, 2000

Wright, Jan Vergon – Editor “Forty Leaders Under Forty” InterBusiness Issues, Peoria, Illinois, November 2000

Holling, Henry and Shadid, George, State Senator, radio broadcast of the “Forty Leaders Under
Forty” awards reception on WMBD radio, November 1, 2000

Delaney, Kelly.  Television interview on Artscape, for WTVP, Peoria April 2000

Ridgeway, Nancy.  “Mastering the Art of Engineering”  Hilltopics, Bradley University, Peoria Illinois, fall issue 1999

Lyons, Channy.  “On the Cusp of Happening” Peoria Times-Observer, Peoria, Illinois, August 25, 1999

Beliveau, Lisa. ”Faculty Profile: Fisher Stolz” Catalyst, Bradley University, May 1998

Meadows, Jim. Radio interview All Things Considered, for WCBU FM, Peoria, Illinois, May 1998

Green, Roger.  “Sculpture in Plain View” Kalamazoo Gazette, Kalamazoo, Michigan, April 19, 1998

Panetta, Gary.  “Georgia native’s ‘Flag’ challenges a view of history”   The Peoria Journal-Star, Peoria, Illinois, May 18, 1997

Photo, “Imminent Sculpture” Tyler Morning Telegraph, Tyler, Texas, October 25, 1996

Powell, R. “He Now Walks Unhindered” Tuscaloosa News, Tuscaloosa, Alabama, August 15, 1995

Taylor, N. “Faith Takes Shape in Sculptor’s Hands” The Atlanta Journal-Constitution, Atlanta, Georgia, June 30, 1995

Fischer, S. “Sculptor Keeps the Faith” Gwinnett Daily News, Duluth, Georgia, June 30, 1995

“Alabama Biennial” Southern Living Magazine 1995

“Sculpture on Exhibit at UA” Montgomery Advisor, Montgomery, Alabama, May 14, 1995

Taylor, N. “County Gets Sculptural Sneak Preview” The Atlanta Journal-Constitution, Atlanta, Georgia, June 17, 1994

Brockway, B. “Festival More Fruitful Than Expected” The News, Buford, Georgia, November 14, 1993

Brockway, B. “Tannery Row Has the Town Excited” The News, Buford, Georgia, October 31, 1993

Brooks, D. “Marble a Major Attraction ” Pickens County Progress, Jasper, Georgia, October 14, 1993

Photo, “Moment, Georgia Marble winner” Flagpole Magazine, Athens, Georgia, October  6, 1993

Photo, “Best in Show Award” Times-Courier, Ellijay, Georgia, October 6, 1993

Keown, H. “Unsung Heroes Moving Along the Leading Edge” H.I. News , Atlanta, Georgia, May 1993

“Achievements” Art Link University of Georgia, Athens, Georgia, September 21-25, 1992

 “Sculpture Highlight of Marble Festival” Pickens County Progress, Jasper, Georgia, October 10, 1992

Reynolds, J. Photo Credit, Red and Black, Athens, Georgia, August 1, 1991

“Foothills Arts Center Presents the North American Sculpture Exhibition” OnStage Magazine, Denver, Colorado, June 1991

Dickinson, C. “Sculpture Show Expresses the Sanctity of Life” Rocky Mountain News, Denver, Colorado, May 26, 1991

“North American Sculpture Exhibition Opens” The Transcript, Golden, Colorado, May 7, 1991

“Sculpture: More Than a Work of Art” Times Courier, Ellijay, Georgia, April 11, 1991

“Georgia Sculptors Society Exhibit” The Daily Bulletin, University of Georgia, Athens, Georgia, February 21, 1991

Cox, B. “Arts Gallery Exhibits Marble Festival” Red and Black, Athens, Georgia, October 17, 1990

Photo, “At 621” Tallahassee Democrat, Tallahassee, Florida, October 5, 1990

Professional Affiliations

International Sculpture Center

Chicago Sculpture International

Peoria Riverfront Museum Associate Board and Collections Committee