Selected Group Exhibitions, Installations
“19”: An invitational Exhibition. Red Space Gallery, Cleveland, OH.
Divergence/Convergence: Laila Voss and Bruce Edwards.” Maria Neil Art Project, Collinwood, OH.
Midwest Sculpture Initiative Outdoor Exhibitions at the University of Toledo, OH & Belleville, MI.
“RTL: Rooms to Let Temporary Art Space.” Slavic Village Development.
“Monumental Ideas in Miniature Books III.” International traveling exhibition.
“RE: Cle 6.” Second Sight (Second Site), Columbus, OH.
“Video Fall-Out II. ” Loren Naji Studio, Cleveland, OH.
“47 Days.” Summit Art Space, Akron, OH.
“Six in Studio.” Cleveland west Art League, Cleveland.
“Arts Quarter Exhibition.” Zygote Press, Cleveland.
“20 Years Ago, Or So.” Wolfy Part II Gallery, Cleveland.
“Tall Walls.” Loren Naji Gallery, Cleveland.
“48 Hours of Making Art.” Lake Erie College, Painesville, OH.
“Brandt 21.” Brandt & Mastrioanni Galleries, Cleveland, OH.
“Legation Hearts SPACES.” Legation, a Gallery, Cleveland.
The Sketchbook Project. Brooklyn Art Library, NY and a traveling exhibition.
“Intersections.” Zygote Press and the Lit.
“Nexts.” Kent State University Centennial Alumni II.
“John Ranally and Laila Voss: Sculpture in the Garden One.” Arts Collinwoood, Cleveland.
“Arts Quarter Exhibition.” Zygote Press, Cleveland.
“repetition/correspondence.” Asterisk Gallery, Cleveland.
“Monumental Ideas in the Miniature Books”. International exhibition traveling through 2012.
Ingenuity Festival/Detroit-Superior Bridge, Cleveland.
“19″. Asterisk Gallery, Cleveland.
“Connections: Ohio Artists Abroad”. Riffe Gallery, Columbus.
“Massillon Outdoor Sculpture”. Massillon, OH.
“Mix: 24 hrs of Art”. Gallery U Haul. Cleveland & Oberlin.
“Ninth International Shoebox Exhibition.” University of Hawaii.
“Into View.” The Sculpture Center, Cleveland.
“Open Tank.” Downtown Gallery, Kent.
“Sweet Sixteen.” Brandt Gallery, Cleveland.
“Outdoor Sculpture in the Heights.” Severance Town Center.
“NEO+ONE” Murray Hill Galleries.
“Works in Process.” Heights Arts.
“Man and Beast.” Emily Davis Gallery, University of Akron.
Myers School of Art, University of Akron Faculty Exhibitions (2003-2008).
“Smoke, Mist and Mirror: the Cuyahoga Valley in the Artist’s Imagination.” Cleveland Artists Foundation.
“Site Unseen” Newsense Enterprises Home Gallery.
“Prints from Zygote Press”. Kendal Gallery, Oberlin, Ohio.
Kent State University School of Art Faculty Exhibition (2001-2003).
“Quinta Essentia: East and West.” Zygote Press.
“Two Faced-Portrait Duets”. Lake Erie College, Painesville, OH.
“48 Hours of Making Art”. Lake Erie College, Painesville, OH.
“With/Against Materials”. Allegheny College, Meadville, PA.
“1st Cleveland Biennial Exhibition”. Cleveland State University.
“Photographs by Artists made for a variety of Purposes”. Artists Image Resource, Pittsburgh, PA.
“Midwest Maquette”. West Bend Art Museum, WI.
Findings Along the Great Shore for “Great Lake Erie: Imagining an Inland Sea”. Detroit Artists Market,Detroit, MI. A traveling exhibition between Ohio, Pennsylvania, Michigan.
“Tenth Year Anniversary Exhibition”. Sculpture Center.
“Quilt”. Carlson Tower Gallery, North Park University, Chicago, Illinois.
“Personal Accumulations”. JCC Mandel Center.
Faculty Exhibition. Lake Erie College. (Yearly1997-1999.)
19,000, Still Counting… for “Howling at the Edge of a Renaissance; 1978- 1998″. SPACES.
“Global Rivers Art Exchange”. Volgograd Cultural Center, Volgograd, Russia. A traveling exhibition between U.S., Russia, & Ghana.
“Bernice Davidson and Laila Voss”. Volgograd Children’s Gallery, Volgograd, Russia.
Cycle/Recycle for “Regional Forecast”. A tri-state exhibition. Brew house/Space 101. Pittsburgh.
A Studio Practice: Four Inch Squares for “What’s Rite: Rituals & Experience”. SPACES.
Wall Paper. “48 Hours” Installation/Performance. Collaboration with Bruce Edwards. Lake Erie College.
Faculty Art Show. Cuyahoga Community College, West. (Yearly 1985-1997.)
A Chaotic Symphony; The Catch-All Net for “Urban Evidence: Contemporary Artists Reveal Cleveland” at MOCA Cleveland, the Cleveland Museum of Art, & SPACES.
(Just a small part of) Inside my Head for “Head and Hand” at Cleveland State University.
Peace in Our Time. “Still Here, 50 Years of the Bomb and Nuclear Technology”. SPACES. Collaboration with Bruce Edwards.
“Neighborhood Destinations”. Committee for Public Art. SPACES.
Live-In-Room for “Habitats”, Outdoor sculpture show. OSU Lima Technical College, Lima, Ohio.
“Outdoor Sculpture I & II”. Sculpture Center, Cleveland, Ohio.
Untitled for “Site Dialogues”. SPACES.
“Dish Art”. William Busta Gallery, Cleveland, Ohio.
“Second Anniversary Exhibition”. Sculpture Center.
“RTART”. Exhibition of Charette results. Committee for Public Art and SPACES.
“What’s the Problem?”. Exchange group exhibition between Cleveland and Chicago, IL.
Window Maze for “Sites”. A group show of site-specific installations, Millworks, Akron, Ohio.
“New Forms”. Cuyahoga Community College, West.
“Collaboration, Or…”. Exhibition of Charette results, Committee for Public Art. SPACES.
“Mainstream/Hidden Stream”. WCA, University of Akron, Emily Davis Gallery.
Three Rivers Art Festival. Pittsburgh, PA.
“Woman Artists”. Spectrum Gallery, Toledo.
Journey/Shelter for “Personal Space, Environmental Installations for the senses”. Tangeman Gallery, Cincinnati, Ohio and the Acme Gallery, Columbus, Ohio.
How can I say what I mean? FCCA, Prague, Czech Republic.
Ritual Burning. Action at 2275 Professor.
Memory. Collaboration with Bruce Edwards. Kent State Art Education Symposium.
The burden of ‘truth.’ Action at Lake Erie College while a visiting artist.
Fate, Fortune, Female. In three parts, four performances. Cleveland Performance Art Festival.
Making It. On- going action in collaboration with Bruce Edwards. Southside Gallery.
Up Against The Wall. Performance with Bruce Edwards at 2275 Professor.
Man Cutting Woman’s Hair and Slide Lectures. Tremont Art Walk Events.
Rope Piece. “Dream Life and Real Life” a collaborative event organized by Frank Green with area artists.
Self-Stacking. Cleveland Performance Art Festival Open.
Untitled. Collaborative action with Bruce Edwards; “A Purgative Event”. Blue Circle, Cleveland, Ohio.
Hyacinth Park. Slavic Village Development, Cleveland. Designing gardens and benches with community.
Cleveland Botanical Gardens. Temporary sculpture. Collaboration with Bruce Edwards & John Ranally.
Baltic Children’s Park, Cleveland. Designed & supervised design implementation to all park surfaces & earth mounds. Lead Artist in two-artist team with Jef Scharf.
Louisa May Alcott Elementary School. Designed & painted school doors in collaboration with Jef Scharf.
Bicentennial Legacy Park, Cleveland Botanical Gardens & Cleveland Public Art. Designed & supervised design implementation of ‘Serpent’ Mounds and Vine Topiaries.
Greenwood Pool Park. Designed & implemented painting the Pool House Mural Project with other team members and the community.
Related Activities: Lectures, Projects, Charettes, Residencies
Cool Cleveland Video with Thomas Mulready, 06/07/13.
Radio interviews: WCPN “Around Noon.”
Ingenuity Festival Bridge Project.
Artist-in-Residence. Headlands Center for the Arts, Sausalito, CA.
Presenter: OAC Symposium for
Artists and Communities Program: Lessons Learned.
Funding for the Arts, Cleveland Public Art and the Foundation Center.
Zygote Press Strategic Planning Committee.
Artist-in-Residence. Foundation and Center for Contemporary Art, Prague, Czech Republic.
Artist-in-Residence. Zygote Press.
Lake Erie College (
48 Hours event and exhibition).
Western Reserve Academy.
Lecture. Mount Union College Art Department.
Making it Work: Owning and renting studio space. SPACES.
Slide lecture. Global Rivers Art Exchange Festival, Volgograd, Russia.
“Teachers Collaborating with the Art Community”. Seminar, Cleveland State University.
Radio interviews: WCPN; September: “Around Noon”.
Howling at the Edge of a Renaissance; WBKC (1998 &1999): “Kaleidoscope”.
48 Hours of Making Art.
Developing ideas and proposals, suggesting sites along the rapid tracks for art to take place to enhance the ride for commuters. Cleanland Ohio (now ParkWorks).
Workshops with neighborhood children in conjunction with Baltic Park project during design stage as well as during implementation.
Lecture. Aichi University of Education, Department of Arts and Crafts, Aichi-ken, Japan.
Tile Project for the time capsule. Women Celebrating the Bicentennial.
Urban Evidence, Contemporary Artists Reveal Cleveland. Cleveland Museum of Art.
Lecture. MOCA Cleveland.
Urban Evidence, Contemporary Artists Reveal Cleveland.
Neighborhood Initiative. Developed proposals for specific sites in Cleveland. Some of these were later realized. Committee for Public Art.
Panel member for the 1995 selection process for the Cleveland Performance Art Festival.
Neighborhood Destinations. Committee for Public Art. Team member for Greenwood Park, working with the community, to develop a long-range plan for the Park. Part of this project was later realized through a City Works grant.
Lecture. Ohio State University, Lima Campus.
Right of Way. Design team member for the areas along side the RTA tracks. Committee for Public Art & Rapid Transit Authority.
Collaboration, Or…. Design team member for Union- Miles Shopping Mall. Committee for Public Art.
Myers School of Art, University of Akron Faculty Grant.
Myers School of Art, University of Akron Faculty Materials & Research Grants.
Volunteer of the Year Award, Council of the City of Cleveland Annual Neighborhood Summit. (Slavic Village for Hyacinth Gardens)
Ohio Arts Council Individual Excellence Grant. Also Artist Residency Award, HCA, California.
Myers School of Art, University of Akron Faculty Research Grant.
Ohio Arts Council Special Opportunities: Artists and Communities Project Support Grant.
Ohio Arts Council Artists and Communities Project Support Grant.
Myers School of Art, Art, University of Akron Faculty Research Grant.
Ohio Arts Council Fellowship Grant.
Residency Grant and Stipend.
Ohio Arts Council Artist Project Support.
Myers School of Art, University of Akron Faculty Research Grant.
Finalist: North Shore Pocket Park Competition. Columbus.
48 Hours of Making Art.
Zygote Press: Supplies, assistance, and press time during the 6-month Residency period.
On site: Ohio, Akron Art Museum, Ohio.
Honorarium: Night Scenes and Horizons.
Findings Along the Great Shore. “Great Lake Erie: Imagining an Inland Sea”.
Travel Grant: Global Rivers Art Exchange, Peace Tree Foundation.
19,000….Still Counting; “Howling at the Edge of a Renaissance”.
Cycle/Recycle; “Regional Forecast”.
Travel Grant: Cuyahoga Community College.
IPD Grant: Research to develop a lecture for studio art classes. Cuyahoga Community College.
Live-in-Room, Arts Space/Lima.
Full Tuition Assistantship: Kent State University.
Journey/Shelter for “Personal Space”, Very Special Arts Ohio.
Elizabeth Garsey Memorial Award in drawing: Spectrum Gallery, Toledo.
Half-Tuition Scholarship to Blossom-Kent.
Selected Commissions, Collections & Sales
William Busta and Joan Tompkins
Ellen and Joseph Carraras
Mary Schiller Myers
Luis M. Proenza, President, University of Akron
On-site: Ohio, Akron, Ohio
Urban Evidence, Cleveland, Ohio
Norjiri Family, Ono, Fukui, Japan
Yamamoto Family, Shinkawa-cho, Aichi Ken, Japan
Volgograd University, Volgograd, Russia
Ameritrust Development Bank, Cleveland, Ohio
Dan and Rosemary Lavista, Bay Village, Ohio
Jan and Chuck Heidan, Mentor, Ohio
Jennifer Ungres, Cleveland, Ohio
Peter Lewis, Beechwood, Ohio
Ellen Cavanaugh, Houston, Texas
Georgia Abrahams, Lakewood, Ohio
Nick and Sharlena Koulkobeck, Chesterland, Ohio
Reviews of Work
Artists of Rubber City, ed. Present Tense: Contemporary Art in Ohio. Akron. Blurb Publishing. 2014.
Gibans, Nina Freelander. Creative Essence: Cleveland’s Sense of Place. Kent: Kent State University Press. 2005.
Laila Voss (Just Another Part of) Inside My Head: Realized and Unrealized Projects. WBg William Busta Gallery. 2013.
Nexts. Kent State University. 2011.
Monumental Ideas in the Miniature Books. The University of Akron. 2009.
Connections II. Ohio Arts Council Riffe Gallery. 2008.
Massillon Museum Outdoor Sculpture Exhibition. Massillon Museum. 2007.
the 9th International Shoebox Sculpture exhibition. University of Hawaii Art Gallery. 2006.
48 Hours of Making Art, 2002.
Howling at the Edge of a Renaissance: SPACES and Alternative Art in Cleveland 1978-1998. 1998.
Regional Forecast. 1998.
Urban Evidence: Contemporary Artists Reveal Cleveland. 1996.
Ninth Annual Cleveland Performance Art Festival. 1996.
Collaboration, Or… Committee for Public Art. 1990.
Habitats. Lima Art Association. 1989.
Civic Re-Visions. Committee for Public Art. Spaces. 1988.
Domo Project. Spaces. 1985.
“William Busta Gallery: Three Questions for Laila Voss.” William Busta. CAN Journal. Summer 2013.
“Dana Depew does some damage at Asterisk Gallery.” Douglas Max Utter. Cleveland Scene. 7/22-28/09.
“One to Watch.” Dan Tranberg. The Plain Dealer Friday Magazine. 4/16/04.
Reviews: “What’s Rite: Ritual & Experience.” Kristy Kriitsky. Dialogue: Sept./Oct. 1997.
“Urban Evidence: Contemporary Artists Reveal Cleveland.” Leslie Stewart Curtis.New Art Examiner. Dec./Jan. 1996- 97.
“Clues to the City.” Tom Wachunas. Dialogue. Nov./Dec. 1996.
Reviews: The Performance Open/Cleveland Public Theater. Frank Green. Dialogue. Sept./Oct. 1993.
Reviews: Habitats. Dialogue. 11/12/89.
“KSU faculty exhibits art.” Dorothy Shinn. The Akron Beacon Journal. 11/9/03.
“We talk to Laila Voss.” Fresh Ink. Zygote Press Fall/Winter Newsletter. 2002.
“Artists Explore Materials in New Exhibit.” Amanda Lachowski. The Campus, Allegrheny College. 1/31/02.
“Installation peeks fondly at artist’s past.” The Akron Beacon Journal. 6/18/01.
“The Road is murky.” Dan Tranberg. The Cleveland Free Times. 6/6-12/01.
“Lake Erie, its shores are in the spotlight.” Keri Guten Cone. Detroit Free Press. 10/1/00.
“Celebration of 10 years is a failed experiment.” Dan Tranberg. The Plain Dealer. 6/22/00.
“Broken Art: Not your everyday picture.” Frank Green. The Cleveland Free Times; Vol. 8, Is. 711/3-9/99.
“Designed by Kids.” Fontreia Strong. The Plain Dealer. 6/24/98.
“‘Regional Forecast’”; The Artists” Road Trip.” Richard Huntington. The Buffalo News; 6/12/98.
“Photos for Thought.” Steven Litt. The Plain Dealer. 6/13/898.
“‘What’s Rite’ and Wrong with exhibition on rituals.” Karen Sandstrom. The Plain Dealer. 7/4/97.
“Faculty Focus.” Andy Peck. Tri-Scene; Part-Time Faculty Newsletter. Vol. 2: Issue 1, 1996.
“The Hidden City Revealed.” Amy Bracken Sparks. The Cleveland Free Times. 9/4/96.
“Breakthrough show makes a point of Cleveland.” Robert Pincus. The Plain Dealer. 9/1/96.
“Creating growing, lasting memories of bicentennial.” Suzanne Hively. The Plain Dealer. 5/31/96.
“Real-time artwork touches audience’s senses.” Michael Drexler. The Plain Dealer. 8/3/96.
“Working Woman.” Cindy Barber. The Cleveland Free Times. 7/31/96.
“Performance artist on her enigmatic craft.” Michael Drexler. The Plain Dealer. 7/22/96.
“Artists Look at the Bomb.” Frank Green. The Cleveland Free Times. 7/2/95.
“Sprucing up the city with public art.” Steven Litt. The Plain Dealer. 5/12/94.
“Material Expression.” Excerpts from a recorded interview with Amy Sparks. The Sculpture Center Quarterly Newsletter. Winter, 1994.
“Outdoor sculptures tend to be artistic and tough.” Helen Cullinan. The Plain Dealer. 10/8/93.
“‘Artists’ ‘Site Dialogues’ offer lots to talk about.” Helen Cullinan. The Plain Dealer. 6/14/93.
“Art is Work, Work is Art.” Amy Sparks. The Cleveland Free Times. 5/5/93.
“Words, Pictures & Fibers.” Amy Sparks. The Cleveland Free Times. 1/27/93.
“Sculpture Center Exhibit interesting in a maddening way.” Steven Litt. The Plain Dealer. 6/28/92.
“Camp teaches girls they can realize ‘impossible’ dreams.” Donna Chernin. The Plain Dealer. 8/4/92.
“Feed, Seed & Wide Open SPACES.” Amy Sparks. The Edition. 12/27/90.
“Disturbing art pushed to the limit in video exhibit.” Dorothy Shin. The Akron Beacon Journal. 6/24/90.
“Personal Space.” Cincinnati Post. 4/25/90.
“UC features ‘Personal Space.’” Michael Miller. The News Record. 4/23/90.
“Tangeman exhibit appeals to the senses”. UC This Week. 4/13/90.
“Decay part of the art of award-winning sculpture.” Jerry Hertenstein. The Lima News. 10/22/89.
Poetry, Art Publications
ArtCrimes 10. Edited by Beth Wolfe. 1990.
ArtCrimes 9. Edited by Jim Lang.1989.
ArtCrimes 7. Edited by Christopher Franke. 1989.
ArtCrimes 6. Edited by Steven B. Smith. 1988.
Flash Forward. SPACES, opens in 1/30/2009. One of four curators.
Diverse Visions. Cuyahoga Community College, Eastern Campus.
Installation 2001. Cuyahoga Community College, Eastern Campus.
Ceramics: The Five Elements. B. K. Smith Gallery, Lake Erie College.
Recent Regional BFA’s. B. K. Smith Gallery, Lake Erie College.
Women, Art, and Ideas: 360˚. B. K. Smith Gallery, Lake Erie College.
Artists for a New Era. SPACES.
Recent Graduates: Vermont College MFA-V. B. K. Smith Gallery, Lake Erie College.
Nine Lives: Painting at the End of the 20th Century. B. K. Smith Gallery, Lake Erie College.
Intersections/Cross Sections: Sculpture in Our Time. B. K. Smith Gallery, Lake Erie College.
El Dia de los Muertos: Cultural Approaches to Death. B. K. Smith Gallery, Lake Erie College.
BFA exhibitions. B. K. Smith Gallery, Lake Erie College.
48 Hours of Making Art. B. K. Smith Gallery, Lake Erie College.
SPACES, as part of the programming committee curated
Back from Space Lab: Ten Years of Innovation. We review artists’ applications for the yearly selections exhibitions such as
Discomfit, Active Mode, Myth America.
Membership in Organizations
SPACES Art Gallery/Organization
College Art Association
Third Level Teaching, and Administrative Experience
Art House, Inc. 2016-Current
Art House Inc. 2014
Creative Fusion Residency Coordinator. Working with Art House to facilitate Artist-in- Residence’s project, workshops, and exhibition. Creative Fusion is an extended
residency program organized by the Cleveland Foundation to integrate international
artists with Cleveland and surrounding communities.
University of Akron, Mary Schiller Myers School of Art 1998-2016
2003-2016: Senior Lecturer. 2-D Design. 3-D Design. 7100- 322 & 422; Sculpture II & Advanced Sculpture: Integrating Temporal Media. I developed and proposed this course that focuses on sound, video, performance; 7100- 489: Studio Art- Installation. This course also included a public art component; 7100-145: Foundation 3-D Design; 7100-144: 2-D Design; 7100- 231: Intermediate Drawing; 7100-335 & 450: Intermediate & Advanced Life drawing. 7100-233: Foundation Life Drawing; 7100-131: Foundation Drawing.
Spring 2000: Visiting Assistant Professor. Taught 7100- 231: Drawing II and 7100- 233: Intro to Life Drawing.
1998–2000: 7100-131, 231: Drawing I, II; 7100-348: Painting II/Drawing III; 7100-449: Advanced Painting/Drawing. These are courses designed to help students focus on building a strong body of work for their senior show.
Cleveland State University 2007
226/326/426: Sculpture I/II/III. Managed sculpture facility, including the foundry.
Kent State University 2001- 03
Temporary Assistant Professor. Drawing I, 14000; Drawing II, 14001; Drawing III, 24001.
Cleveland Institute of Art 2001–02
Visiting Artist Faculty Advanced Sculpture, SCU 427-527, lecture series.
Foundations Drawing I: DRG 117.
Fall, 1999. Visiting Artist/Faculty, SCU 427-527. Teaching/ advising 4th & 5th year sculpture majors.
Cuyahoga Community College 2000-01/04-06.
Sculpture I & II,1100- 1110; Ceramics I & II, 1700- 1710. Western campus.
One year Lecturer: Program Coordinator, and Gallery East Director.
Taught 1100/1110: Sculpture I & II; 2000/2010: Life Drawing I & II; 1700/1710: Ceramics I & II.
As Program Coordinator: Ran art department which included staffing; planning class schedules for 2000-2001; Managed the various studio areas; inventory; ordering supplies; Hiring, training, and supervising student assistants and work study. Also developed a web site computer lab proposal and other recruitment strategies. As Gallery Director: Mounted current exhibition schedule and developed/curated gallery programming for 2001–2002.
1999: Introduction to Humanities: H1010. Taught a multi-disciplinary & multi-cultural course. Metro campus.
1985–1997: 105- 107: Drawing I, II, & III; 169- 171: Ceramics I, II, & III. Western campus.
1988–1997 Ceramic/Sculpture Lab Supervisor: Maintained studio and equipment; conducted inventory; ordered supplies; loaded & fired kilns; mixed clay & glazes; hired & trained work-study students.
Lake Erie College September 1997–2000
Co-Director of the B. K. Smith Fine Art Gallery; Curated and organized yearly exhibitions; wrote grants; organized and facilitated other programming for the Fine Arts Department.
As adjunct faculty: Taught TH 360, Independent Study in Installation & Performance; AT 114, Sculpture I. Began rebuilding sculpture facility, 1999–2000
Vermont College of Norwich University. 1997–1998
Artist-Teacher. Advised and critiqued MFA candidate in sculpture for the last two semesters of the student’s program.
Lorain County Community College 1990
Kent State University, School of Fashion Design and Merchandising. 1986–1988.
Taught Design Visuals, I & II, two and three-dimensional design.
Second Level Teaching & Workshops
Ruffing Montesorri School 2004/2014
Summer Ruffing It. Parade class, 6th-8th grades. Developed theme and Parade floats.
Ceramics: 1st – 5th grade: Figures, environments, stories; SRI Extreme: “The Miniature"
‘Museum” workshop for 6th- 8th graders.
Volgograd, Russia. 1998 Peace Tree Foundation Global Rivers Art Exchange.
Festival, and Painting Workshop with five professional artists and five young adults.
MOCA Cleveland 1997–1999
Workshop Coordinator and Artist-in-Residence.
Lake Erie College 1997
Cleveland Museum of Art 1996
Installation Workshop for teachers.
Urban Community School 1996
Installation Workshop with 4th graders. Class produced a site-specific installation with found objects from the immediate neighborhood.
Cleveland State University Summers 1993–1995
W.E.B DuBois & Ohio Summer Institute, Urban Odyssey. Taught art to gifted teens and potential teachers.
SPACES Board: Programming, World Artist (SWAP), Building, Board Recruitment
University of Akron Myers School of Art: Foundation Portfolio Review
SPACES: Vice-President of Programming, Executive Director Search, Board Secretary,
Committee Chair of SPACES’ World Artist Program, Board Perfection
University of Akron: Junior Review Committees; Honors Projects; University Park Alliance
Cleveland Institute of Art: Ad Hoc Foundation Curriculum Review
Kent State University School of Fashion Design and Merchandising: Core Curriculum Review
Cleveland Public Art and the Foundation Center: 2006 Panel member: Funding for the Arts
Zygote Press: Committee member, 2003 Strategic Planning Process
The Cleveland Performance Art Festival: 1995 Selections panel member
Juror (selected examples): Annual Student Art Show, Cuyahoga Community College, West;Beam Art Invitational, Laurel School; Tremont Arts and Culture Festival; Best in show, Cain Park Festival; American Greetings Spring Fine Art Show
Video/audio/Image production & editing:
DVD Studio Pro, Final Cut Pro,
Soundtrack Pro, Photoshop,
Arc, mig, and oxy-acetylene welding, Foundry
Carve through addition and subtraction
Mold making and various casting methods
Clay and glaze formulation/mixing
Kiln operation and maintenance
Fabricate with metal and wood
Operate stationary and hand-powered tools