Education in studio art and art history:

 Doctor of Philosophy, University of Georgia, Athens, GA, 1980      

 Master of Arts, University of South Florida, Tampa, FL, 1974  

 Bachelor of Arts, Florida Atlantic University, Boca Raton, FL, 1969

 Associate of Arts (Valedictorian), Marymount College, Boca Raton, FL, 1967

Education in fine art appraisal:

 ISA Core Course in Appraisal Studies, 2010

 15-Hour National USPAP Course, October 2010

 ISA Fine Arts Certification, September 2011 to present

Employment history:

 Chair, Department of Art, University of West Florida, 2001-2010

 Associate Professor in Art History, University of West Florida, 1994 to 2015

Assistant Professor in Art History, University of West Florida, Agnes Scott College, and the University of Florida, 1979-1994

Art History courses taught:  Surveys in European Art, Italian Renaissance Art, Nineteenth-Century European Art, American Art, Mesoamerican Art, Andean Art, Japanese Art and others 

Selected publications:

"Jackson Pollock: A Twentieth-Century Chavín Shaman."  American Art(Smithsonian Institution, Fall 1997): 8-31.  (Cover article.)

"Artistic Discovery in the Age of Exploration."  In The World of Columbus, pp. 39-58+.  Edited by James R. McGovern.  Macon, GA: Mercer University Press, 1992.

A complete list will be provided upon request. 

Selected honors and awards:

“Distinguished Teaching Award 2000-2001,” College of Arts and Sciences, presented at UWF’s Honor’s Convocation, March 30, 2000.

Scholar-in-Residence.  Pollock/Krasner House and Study Center, East Hampton, Long Island, August 1991.

National Endowment for the Humanities, Summer Stipend, for research conducted in Peru, 1985. 

A complete list will be provided upon request. 


Accredited Member of the International Society of Appraisal 

Additional experience:  First-hand knowledge of the world’s great artistic masterpieces in countless collections throughout Italy, France, Germany, Spain, Belgium, Austria, Switzerland, England, Hungary, the Czech Republic, Japan, China, Mexico, Guatemala, Belize, Ecuador, Peru, Canada and the United States.