My studio training is in Printmaking, painting, drawing,sculpture, metal smith, wood working, and relief work. I have carved ornate patterns for foundry castings, large door appliques, fireplace mantel work, and turned tree trunks into sculpture work. I participate in Regional, National, and International Printmaking Competition shows, as well as painting and drawing shows. I have Gallery operation and sales experience. I also build sandblasted relief signs, and sandblast etched glass for architectural applications. I have a technical casting background with ferrous and nonferrous metals. I am a licensed builder experienced in all building trades practices including painting and decorating. I am also a certified construction trades teacher with 15 years of high school teaching experience.