The Space Between – Oil on wood panel, 14″ x 12″

C u r r i c u l u m V i t a e


Born in Los Angeles and currently living in Santa Barbara, California


2010-2012:  University of California, Irvine – Certificate Program in Appraisal Studies in Fine & Decorative Arts

2007: Studio Escalier, Argenton Chateau, France

2005:  Florence Academy of Art, Florence Italy

2008-2000: Independent study in Los Angeles/Seattle with Adrian Gottlieb, Richard Shelton, Rita Natarova, and Wade Schuman

2000:  Marchutz School of Art, Aix en Provence, France

1982-1981: Otis Art Institute, Los Angeles

1971:  University of California, Los Angeles – BA, Art History

Professional Experience

Present-2000: Painter, Santa Barbara

Present-2012: Fine Art Appraiser (principal) at J.Slater Fine Art Appraisal and Consultation Services, LLC –

2000-1998:  Assistant Gallerist, Los Angeles

1998-1985:  Freelance Illustrator, Los Angeles

Professional Associations
Santa Barbara Studio Artists(SBSA) – A non-profit organization that promotes local artists and the community through exhibitions and in local galleries

American Society of Appraisers (ASA) – Candidate member

ArtTable – Los Angeles Chapter


2015 Arts Fund Gallery, Santa Barbara, CA                                                   2013 One Hundred Grand, Sullivan Goss, Santa Barbara, CA

2011 One Hundred Grand, Sullivan Goss, Santa Barbara, CA

2010 Off the Wall, Santa Barbara Museum of Art, Santa Barbara, CA
2010 Heart To Heart, Porch Gallery, Carpenteria, CA
2009 Across the Board, Arts Fund Gallery, Santa Barbara, CA
2007 California Open Exhibition, Long Beach Arts, Long Beach , CA
2007 Focus on the Figure, Corridan Gallery, Santa Barbara, CA
2007 Wild Side of Summer, Harris and Fredda Meisel Gallery, Santa Barbara
2006 Transition House Benefit, Corridan Gallery, Santa Barbara, CA
2006 Harris and Fredda Meisel Gallery , Santa Barbara, CA
2005 Human Figure Exhibition, Long Beach Arts, Long Beach , CA
2005 Buddha Abides, Santa Barbara, CA
2005 The Figure Revisited, Fielding Graduate University, Santa Barbara, CA
2004 Portraits/Narratives , Re/Max Gallery, Montecito, CA
2003 Small Images,  Atkinson’s Gallery, Santa Barbara City College, CA
2003 Portraits as Art, Artist’s Union Gallery, Ventura, CA*
2002 Formulations, Contemporary Arts Forum ,  Santa Barbara, CA
2001 Towers of Remembrance,  Maine College of Art, MA
2001 Ex Votos Show, MOLLA  Long Beach, CA
2001 Fine Art Santa Barbara,  Santa Barbara, CA
2000 Focused on the Forum, Contemporary Arts Forum, Santa Barbara, CA
2000 Musee Granet,  Aix- en- Provence, FR
2000 Marchutz School,  Aix- en- Provence, FR