Where do you currently live/work?

eastview_terrace_residence_hallsState College , Pa at Penn State University

What do you like most about your job? OR  What do you like most about where you live?

Working with students

Where did you grow up?

All over.  6 different places from Long Beach, California to Westfield, New Jersey.

What was your childhood nickname?


How did you first find out about NCECA?

Went to Super Mud when combined with NCECA in 1978

c8419ad17c7eef6216d198f6368d4deeTell me a story about your first conference (including city and/or year)

Watching Ken Ferguson throw a football into audience (at the above referenced Supermud conference).

What’s your favorite color?


What or who inspired you to get involved more deeply in the organization, and what was your “entry point” to the board.

Relationships. Seemed like the right thing to do at  a specific point in time.

Describe your position with NCECA

President- Elect

What’s your favourite thing about being on the board?

Learning and trying to contribute

What’s your favorite part of your specific position?

Potential to make a positive contribution.

164257Who are some of your mentors, and how have they shaped you as a person/artist? (both in and out of the organization/field)

Robert Turner.

Tell me about your work as an artist.

Being an artist is about expressing my thoughts and feelings with my hands.

What’s your favorite ice cream flavor?


If you were a glaze, which one would you be and why?

Kiln Gods

What are a few of your hobbies?

reading, squash, walking dog