8.99 to present
Coker College
Art Department
Hartsville, South Carolina

Associate Professor of Art: Graphic Design

Work load: 4 classes per semester
Introduction to Computer Graphics,
Graphic Design I,
Graphic Design II,
Web Design I,
Web Design II,
Senior Studios I & II,
Photography 1,
Advanced Graphic Design,
21st Century Design,
History of Graphic Design & Photography,
Understanding Art

Graphic design courses:
Emphasis contained basic composition and typography, advanced graphic design and typography, HTML and CSS web basics (interactive interface design-UI), introduction to Flash animation, and methods of illustration.

Non teaching commitments:
Update and maintain Macintosh computer lab,  department web site, and program advising.

Art History courses:
History of Graphic Design and Photography encompasses developments, styles, and movements from 1895 to the 1990s.
Understanding Art is an overview of the art elements and principles of design. As time permitted, specific mediums were included from a selection of: painting, drawing, visual communications, printmaking and photography. This course was either a 15 week course for day students or 8 week; 2.5 hr x 2 days a week course for the evening or "adult program."

Committees: Institutional Review Board, Student Development, Athletic, Work Study, LITC (new library) Advisory, Liberal Arts Studies Program and the Presidents Advisory Committee.

Software Expertise: Adobe: Photoshop, Illustrator, Dreamweaver, Fireworks, Flash, InDesign, Acrobat; Corel Painter, QuarkXpress, FontLab Studio, Fontographer, iMovie, Appleworks, Microsoft Office: Word, Powerpoint, Audacity and Suitcase Fusion.

8.96 to 8.99

Marymount University
Arlington, Virginia
Assistant Professor, Communications; Graphic Design
Lab Supervisor, Academic Computing

Work load: 3 classes per semester:
Computer Lab Supervisor; main campus and Loudon county campus; care and feeding of Mac lab

Design 1 (freshman foundation), Typography I, Typography II, Illustration I, Illustration II, Graphic Design Applications I, Three Dimensional Design, Desktop and Advanced Desktop Publishing.

Software Expertise: Photoshop, Painter, Freehand, Illustrator, QuarkXpress, PageMaker/InDesign, Dreamweaver, Director, Fontographer.

Program Advising: help students make curriculum requirements and program scheduling decisions. Professional activities advising: guide students during internship and job decisions.

8.25.93 to 5.96
University of Tennessee
Knoxville, Tennessee

7/94 to 8/96: Graduate Teaching Associate
8/93 to 6/94:A Graduate Teaching Assistant. Duties comprise a variety of teaching responsibilities ranging from the design/illustration to foundation courses; sophomore, junior and senior level typography that include the development of corporate identities and Ad campaigns. Classes also included illustration, rendering techniques, object drawing and basic design.

All design courses revolve around idea
and concept development with extensive explorations in contemporary visual organizations and information design. All classes were independently taught and not as an assistant. This included development of the syllabus and the assignments/projects. The exception was the first semester, during which, I served my brief tenure as a teaching assistant.

9.95 to 11.22.95
Jefferson High School
Jefferson City, Tennessee

Developed and implemented a semester-long seminar instructing high school juniors and seniors augmenting their graphic design program. Design theory and practical application were instituted through the use of electronic media (computers and video) and hands-on foundation exercises.

9.8.89 to 12.92
Marymount University
Arlington, Virginia

Adjunct teaching position in Graphic Design department. Instructed (sophomore/junior/senior) in graphic design, packaging, typography and production skills.



1.94 to present
Freelance: design projects include: web site development, posters, logos/logotype/identities and collateral print media, brochures, flyers, signage, and promotional marketing.

8.30.88 to 8.93
Bethesda, Maryland

Graphic design firm in Washington metropolitan area, with clientele in Washington, DC, Maryland and Austin Texas.  Projects solved varied design problems from corporate identities/logos, annual reports to Real Estate leasing brochures and signage.

9.93 to 5.96
Freelance: Graphic design in the Washington metropolitan area and Knoxville, Tennessee.  Projects varied from web sites and corporate identities/logos, to real estate brochures and newsletters while attending the University of Tennessee for MFA in Graphic Design.

5.17.81 to 5.17.88
Creel Morrell Inc.
301 Congress Ave.
Austin, Texas

Senior Designer: Responsible for all phases of design, production and client mediation relative to projects. Supervised interns, checked quality level of all projects in progress. Internship liaison; recruitment and instruction/mentor interns.

Projects included annual reports, posters, promotional brochures of varying length, catalogs, corporate identities (logo, logotype), invitations, announcements, signing programs.

6.20.80 to 9.11.80
U.S. Office of Personnel Management
1900 E Street, N.W.
Washington, D.C.
Graphic designer:
Projects ranged from logos, brochures to newsletters.

University of Tennessee,
Knoxville, Tennessee
MFA in Graphic Design
8.93 to  5.96

University of Tennessee
London, England
graduate studies with
University of Tennessee,
Graphic Design dept.
4.95 to 6.95

Graphic Design Seminar
Brissago, Switzerland
graduate studies with the
instructors; Paul Rand,
Armin Hoffman
Wolfgang Weingart,
Herbert Matter and
Phillip Burton from Yale,
6.21.81 to 9.26.81

Philadelphia College of Art
BFA in Graphic Design
9.78 to 5.81

Seminars - Webinars - Conferences


Fontlab Webinar: Font Design-Concept to Completion
Fontlab Webinar: Matthew Carter Interview

2013: Fontlab Webinar: Troubleshooting Your Fonts

 ConvergeSC Web conference

National UCDA Design
Education Summit

Paris, France: class: City as Design

Adobe Webinar: Teaching Web Design & Dreamweaver Best Practices

2007 Basel, Switzerland
sabbatical research trip

2004 Switzerland, Belgium, Germany: teach design history class

Clemson University:
Extension classes,
Master Wildlife Biologist