- Director, Art Teacher and Creator of Arts Place2007 to 2017 Hagerstown, IndianaBecame Hagerstown Museum "caretaker" in 2008. In 2009, created Hagerstown Arts Place gallery and art center, an adjunct of the museum, providing free art and music lessons including supplies and instruments to all ages. In 2017 my programs ended because of financial cutbacks.
- Manager, Classified Ad PromotionIndianapolis, IndianaLong ago and far away, I worked for Indianapolis Newspapers Inc, in the PR department where I was responsible for classified ad promotion. And wrote book reviews. And occasionally created Indy 500 cartoons. And occasionally....
- I've been an artist all my life though I really didn't begin painting until 2007, following a workshop with Ken Auster. After studying art at IU/Bloomington, I became a PR/Adman, working as a copywriter, account manager and marketing director in agencies in Indianapolis, New York and St. Louis. Later I was director of marketing communications for an IT company, then a major real estate developer. Wish I had more time in race cars, wish I'd started painting earlier, wish I'd discovered good scotch at a younger age. But I wouldn't have changed a thing if it had changed what Meredith, Billy and Molly became.
- "Keep painting. If it was easy anyone could do it." Me
"Stand back every 20 minutes. You can't see what you're creating when you're too close." Me
"Power corrupts. Absolute power corrupts absolutely." Lord Acton
"Never again. And if again, not alone." Israeli saying.