Born in Cumberland County, NC, I was educated the University of North Carolina, American University and the Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture. My museum shows include the Bronx Museum, Mint Museum, San Bernardino County Museum, North Carolina Museum of Art, The University of the Arts in Philadelphia, Nasher Museum of Art and the Neuberger Museum of Art's Biennial of Public Art. I have shown at commercial galleries in the New York City area quite a bit and in Miami with Ambrosino Gallery and in Rome with Il Ponte Contemporanea. Recent commissions for my public art include the cities of Boston, MA, Chicago, IL, Washington, DC, Arlington, VA and New Orleans, LA as well as Riverside Park in New York City, Florida State University and Columbus College of Art & Design. Recent lectures include the University of North Carolina at Charlotte and the University of New South Wales in Sydney, Australia. My art has been discussed in publications as varied as Art In America to Playboy Magazine.