After receiving degrees from Iowa State University School of Design and Landscape Architecture, followed by working in an office as a landscape architect for two years, I found that the drafting board had lost its appeal. I discovered that working with my hands to shape wood was extremely gratifying. In 1973 I began the pursuit of this new love by apprenticing with a third generation cabinetmaker.
Since then my work has been included in National Shows, public art projects, various publications, competitions and private collections. On larger scale projects, I have collaborated... more