After a long career as an art director and graphic designer I've repurposed myself as an illustrator and jewelry designer. What does illustration have to do with jewelry? Nothing really, but I love paper in all its forms, and you can see the passion by viewing my portfolios of paper jewelry, collage illustration, and monoprints.
Employment 1980 to 2006 Art Director and page designer for various feature sections of The Washington Post, including Home, Health, Outlook and others. Art Director of Good Health Magazine, a joint venture with The New York Times, The Boston Globe, The Chicago Tribune and The Los Angeles Times. Responsibilities included planning visual coverage for news and feature stories, including hiring and directing photographers, assigning and art directing illustrators, image research, designing pages and creating information graphics and illustrations. 1976-79 Assistant Art Director for Centrum Corporation (now defunct), a design consulting firm. 1976 Washington liaison for Philadelphia-based typsetter, Typo
Education BFA, printmaking, with honors, Ohio University, Athens OH, 1974. Corcoran School of Art and Design, Open Program: painting, illustration, paper-making, artist’s books, jewelry design, computer graphics and multimedia (including Adobe Photoshop, Aldus Premier, Macromedia Director and Adobe Flash.)