DESCRIPTION OF WORK:
Oil painting – realism, symbolism, narrative, spiritual
ARTWORK RELATED OR NOT RELATED TO DEAFNESS:
My artwork is related to personal issue and spiritual growth. “Therapy”
WERE YOU BORN DEAF?
Yes, I was born deaf.
DID YOU ATTEND DEAF SCHOOLS? WHERE?
Yup, I attened Ohio School for the Deaf in Columbus, Ohio. I graduated with H.S. Diploma in 1980. Attended Gallaudet University for a year. Had been working till 1994 when I decided to return to college. Went to RIT. Earned bachelor degree in Illustration in 1998. Stayed on for Master’s degree in Fine Arts (Painting). Graduated 2000 with MFA. I’m teaching at NTID as visiting lecturer with the Department of Art and Computer design.
LIST OTHER FAMILY MEMBERS THAT ARE DEAF:
David A. & Wilma (parents)
METHODS OF COMMUNICATION IN YOUR FAMILY:
BFA – Illustration – RIT, 1998
MFA – Painitng – RIT, 2000
Visiting Instructor (Artist) – NTID, 2000