RECENT PUBLIC LECTURES

2016 Artist Lecture
McDonough Art Museum, Youngstown, OH
2015 Artist Lecture
Wheeling Jesuit University, Wheeling, WV
2014 Dreaming Youngstown
Iron Soup Preservation Society, Campbell, OH
2012 Ugly Objects and Dreaming Youngstown
Indiana University, Bloomington, IN 
Ugly Objects and Dreaming Youngstown,
Edinboro University, Edinboro, PA
Dreaming Youngstown
Mess Hall Experimental Cultural Center, Chicago, IL
Dreaming Youngstown
Open Source, Point Park University, Pittsburgh, PA
2011 Artist Lecture, Nothing and Nowhere + Gallery Talk
Priebe Gallery, Univ. of Wisconsin, Osh Kosh, WI
2010 Artist Lecture
Gallery 1708, Richmond, VA
Gallery Talk
Gallery 1708, Richmond, VA
Ugly Objects
JOYART - National Jewelry Summit, Medellín, Colombia 
Jewelry Worlds
JOYART - National Jewelry Summit, Medellín, Colombia 
2008 Artist Lecture
University of Nebraska, Lincoln
Artist Lecture
Southeast Missouri State University, Cape Girardeau
Curator Lecture
Gettysburg College, Gettysburg, Pennsylvania
2006 Artist Lecture
University of Missouri, Kansas City
2005 Artist/Curator Lecture
Otis Art Center, Santa Monica, California
Artist Lecture
Hungarian Multicultural Center, Budapest, Hungary
2004 Artist/Curator Lecture
University of California, Santa Barbara
Artist Lecture
Crossroads School for Arts and Sciences, Santa Monica, California
Gallery Talk
Urban Culture Project: Boley, Kansas City, Missouri
2003 Gallery Talk
Society of Contemporary Photography, Kansas City, Missouri
2000 Artist Lecture: “Refusing To Succumb To Market Pressures”
Museum Studies Conference, Indiana University, Bloomington

MAJOR COLLECTIONS

  Museum of Modern Art, New York
Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago
John Flasch Book Collection, Art Institute of Chicago
The Kinsey Institute
Microsoft

AWARDS

2018 Faculty Improvement Leave
Youngstown State University, Youngstown, OH
2015-16 Research Professorship Award
Youngstown State University, Youngstown, OH
2013-14 College Professional Development and Scholarship Reallocation Time
Youngstown State University, Youngstown, OH
2011-12 College Professional Development and Scholarship Reallocation Time
Youngstown State University, Youngstown, OH