PERSONAL Born 1952 in Waukegan, Illinois

EDUCATION B.F.A., M.F.A. University of Illinois, Champaign/Urbana, 1980, 1983


Betty Cuningham Gallery, Crowded Places/Open Spaces, New York, NY 2021

Betty Cuningham Gallery, Road Trip, New York, New York  2016

Betty Cuningham Gallery, On the Lam, New York, NY 2011

Betty Cunigham Gallery, Recent Paintings, New York, NY 2009

Betty Cuningham Gallery, Recent Paintings, New York, NY 2008

California State University at Fullerton, Tattoo Parlor, Santa Anna, CA 2005

Van Brunt Gallery, Claustrophelia:Recent Paintings, New York, NY 2004

Generous Miracles Gallery, Shelter, New York, NY

Eyre/Moore Gallery, Seattle WA 2000

Miller Block Gallery, Project Rooms: Recent Paintings, Boston MA 1998

Queens Museum of Art, Cave Painting, New York NY 1994

Center for Contemporary Art, Chicago IL 1990

Shea& Beker Gallery, New York NY 1990

Marianne Deson Gallery, Chicago IL 1988

R.C. Erpf Gallery, New York, NY 1985, 1986, 1987


Voyage of the Beagle, Radiator Gallery, LIC, NY 2016

Castle Gallery, Not Realy, New Rochelle, NY 2015

Art Haus, New York Painters San Francisco, CA 2013                                        

Studio 10, North of My Head and South of My Ass. New York, NY  2013           
Lesley Heller Gallery, Wiggle Rooms, New York, NY 2007

Lesley Heller Gallery, group New York, NY 2006

Tools as Art, the Hechinger Collection, curated by International Arts and Artists (traveling) 2001 to 2007

Art Haus, group, San Francisco, CA summer 2002
Whitney Museum of American Art at Champion, Insites: Interior Spaces in Contemporary Art, Champion, CT May 2000

Eyre/Moore Gallery, group, Seattle, WA January 2000
University of New Hampshire Art Museum, Working/Together, NH 1999

Art Haus, Positions of Strength, San Francisco CA 1999

De Chiara /Stewart, Back to Back: NYFA Fellows, New York NY 1998

ArtHaus, The Heat, San Francisco CA 1998

Anna Kustera Gallery, group, New York NY 1997

P.S.122, “Get Busy,” New York NY 1997

The New Museum of Contemporary Art, Temporarily Possessed, New York NY 1995

The Flint Institute of the Arts, The Purloined Image, Flint MI 1993

The New Museum of Contemporary Art, The Mall, New York NY 1992

Knoxville Museum of Art, The Flint Institute,

Philharmonic Center for the Arts, New Horizons 1991

Artist Space, Post Boys and Girls, New York NY 1990

Shea&Beker Gallery, In the Realm of the Plausible,
curated by John Yau, New York, NY 1990

The Carnegie Museum of Art, Contemporary American
Landscape Painting, Pittsburgh PA 1989

Robeson Center Gallery, The Self Portrait, Rutgers University Newark NJ 1987

The New Museum of Contemporary Art, The Other Man:
Alternative Views of Masculinity, New York NY 1987

Jack Tilton Gallery, group, New York NY 1986

John Berggruen Gallery, group, San Francisco CA 1985

Germans Van Eck Gallery, group, New York NY 1984

The New Museum of Contemporary Art, On View, New York NY 1983

Pollock / Krasner Grant 2019
Guggenheim Fellowship 2014
Pratt Faculty Development Grant 2013
The Helen L. Bing Fellowship 1996
Djerassi Foundation Fellowship 1996
National Endowment of the Arts Fellowship1993
New York Foundation for the Arts Fellowship 1991
MacDowell Colony Residence Fellowship 1986
Mary C. MacLellan Fellowship 1980


RU Foundation, visitng artist, Brooklyn, NY
College of New Rochelle, Visiting Artist with "Not Really" 2015
Pratt Institute, artist lecture 2014
RISD, visiting artist, Providence, RI 2012
Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, NY 2006
Whitney Museum of American Art, Stamford, for “Chicago Loop”
An interview with Ellen Lanyon 2001
Creative Process: panel discussion, Look and Listen Festival, Ace Gallery, NY 2002
Princeton University, Visual Arts Program, Princeton, NJ, 2002

Dow Jones Inc.
Barbara and Gedale Horowitz
Krannert Art Museum, Champaign Illinois
University of Illinois, C/U
Emily Fisher Landau, New York
Henry Luce III, New York
Samuel Lindenbaum, New York
New Museum of Contemporary Art, New York
Thurston Twigg-Smith, Honolulu, Hawaii
Marcia Tucker, New York