Currently President of Torrance Artists Guild, Inc preparing club members for the 25th annual Gallery of Fine Art exhibit in Torrance with art prizes exceeding $2000.
Early careers: Technical writer primarily in aircraft & weapons systems overhaul manuals; printer & publisher about five years; Engineering writer military systems design; stint in management with major computer start-up in Santa Monica; Quality control mgr at Newport Beach publisher; design engineer at General Dynamics; system engineer at Autonetics; engineering manager at Autonetics.
Photographer on and off over 30 year period with emphasis in vehicle racing, influenced by Ansel Adams and Paul Favor of Peterson Publications. Established Redondo Poets workshop in 1996 & Author's Coalition in 1998 also produced "Aloud from the Heart" in 1998. Poetry widely published in U.S.A. Member Poetry Society of New Hampshire. Art photos are published in various poetry anthologies.
Entered art photography in 2009 and began competing widely in art shows and exhibits as well as assisting in the production of such shows and exhibits. Curated "f/8 and be there" @ Cannery Row in Redondo Beach in Aug 2012. Won best in Seascapte Category at L.A. Fair in 2013 and several all media competitions as well as helping artists develop altrnate art venues in South Bay. Currently member of TAG, Redondo Beach art group, El Segundo art assoc, Palos Verdes Art Center, and vice-president of Palos Verdes Painters.
My emphasis is mastering color printing and my focus is on landscapes/cityscapes. About 1/3 of my work is in conceptual art utilizing photoshop collage treatments.
A graduate video producer with interests in New Media, I visit and document many large CA art shows primarily as self-training in current art trends and advances in art technology. I record on b&w film, digital media, & digital tape.