Born: 1937, Colorado Springs, Colorado
Came to California: 1976
1962: M.F.A., University of Colorado, Boulder, Co.
1958: B.F.A., University of Colorado, Boulder, Co.
1959-1960: San Francisco Art Institute, San Francisco, Ca.
1968-2006: Long-term work in Sensory Awareness with Charlotte Selver and Charles Brooks
1971-2012: Zen Studies: Naropa Institute, Tassajara, Genjo-ji, Insight, Meditation West, Jack Kornfield, Moving Center Dance, Aikido of Tamalpais, Person Centered Expressive Therapy Institute, (certificate), Gestalt Therapy, Ting Sha Institute
2005-2012: Non Violent Communication, seminars with Marshall Rosenberg, Robert Gonzales, plus weekly practice group, Marin County, Ca.
Sensory Awareness and Drawing:
1978-2005: John F. Kennedy University, Orinda, and Berkeley Ca.
1976-1990: California Institute of Integral Studies, San Francisco, Ca.
Ongoing Private Classes: Color Theory, Perception and Drawing
1972-1990: Visiting Artist positions: Sensory Awareness and Drawing:
Sonoma State University, University of California, Santa Cruz,
Esalen Institute; University of Iowa
1965-1972: University of Colorado, Denver Center; Associate Professor in drawing and color and rotating Chairman
1962-1965: Amarillo College, Amarillo, Texas
SELECTED PRESENTATIONS, ARTICLES: TEACHING
Conference Presentations: Sensory Awareness & Drawing
Sensory Awareness Foundation, Ft. Mason, San Francisco, Ca. 2003, 2004, 2005-12
A Homage to MFK Fisher (Centering), Ft. Mason, San Francisco, Ca., 1997
Artists Respond to War, San Francisco, Ca., 1992
Artist Therapist Conference, Lone Mountain College, 1989
Expressive Art Therapy, Sonoma State University, Sonoma, Ca. 1989, 1990
Fort Mason Center, San Francisco, Ca., 1996
Association for Transpersonal Psychology, Palo Alto, Ca., 1980
Association for Humanistic Psychology, San Diego, Ca., 1976
Articles in Journals and Magazines
THE USA BODY PSYCHOTHERAPY JOURNAL, “Sensory Awareness, Creative Expression and Healing,” 2004
SENSORY AWARENESS FOUNDATION NEWSLETTER, Excerpts from forthcoming book, The Natural Language of Drawing and Color, 2004
“Experiencing and Drawing Nature,” 1988
“Drawing and color: A Language of the Natural Self,” 1987
AWAKENING IN THE NUCLEAR AGE JOURNAL, The Artist as Activist, 1986
ARTISTS FOR SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY NEWSLETTER, 1985, The Artist as Activist,
LOMI JOURNAL, “Drawing: From Perception to Form,” 1983
SENSORY AWARENESS BULLETIN, “Classes in Drawing, I & II,” 1973,
SPIRIT OF DRAWING, published by Watson-Guptil, 2008
SPIRIT OF COLOR, published by Watson-Guptil, 2009
THE HEALING SPIRIT OF DRAWING AND COLOR, forthcoming