Advanced Painting Program in Urbino, Italy, sponsored by the School of Visual Arts, New York, New York. Studied with Enzo Cucchi, Eliseo Mattiaci and Jannis Kounellis.
M.F.A. in Painting, Cranbrook Academy of Art, Bloomfield Hills, Michigan. Studied with George Ortman. Graduate Assistant.
Summer 1974 and 1975
Scholarships in painting to Blossom-Kent Summer Art Program, Kent State University, Kent, Ohio. Five-week workshops with prominent visiting artists including Don Eddy, Milton Resnick, Darby Bannard, and Nathan Oliviera.
Graduate work in Illustration at Syracuse University, Syracuse, New York.
B.F.A. in Design,the University of Kansas,Lawrence, Kansas. Graduated with Highest Distinction.
Full Professor, Fine Arts Department, Norfolk State University, Norfolk, Virginia. Named an Emminent Scholar in 2005-06.
1996-2004, 2006-2007, and 2014-2015
Graduate Program Director for Norfolk State University in Joint M.A./M.F.A. Program in Visual Studies with Old Dominion University, Norfolk, Viirginia.
2015, 2014, 2011, 2009 and 2005
Visiting Artist, American Academy in Rome, Italy, part of the Academy’s Visiting Artist/Visiting Scholars Program.
Sabbatical, spring semester. spent January in Rome and May in Naples, Italy working on the Presepe Project, drawing installation.
Individual Artist’s Grant for Works on Paper, the Virginia Commission for the Arts.
Individual Artist’s Project Grant in Painting,the Virginia Commission for the Arts, Richmond, Virginia.Project titled: Roman Noses.The grant funded travel expenses to Italy (Rome, Florence, Naples)and materials for the painting series.
Art Professor’s Fellowship recipient to the Poynter Institute for Media Studies, St. Petersburg, Florida.
International Art Fairs
FLORENCE Art International Artexpo, Guicciardini Bogianni Palce, Florence, Italy.
Biennale Internazionale Arte di Palermo, Palermo, Italy.
ArtPrize 2012, Grand Raids , Michigan. Exhibited at CODA Gallery.
Red Dot Art Fair, Miami, Florida. Represented by Mayer Fine Arts Gallery.
Affordable Art Fair, New York City. Represented by Mayer Fine Arts Gallery.
Studio Visit Magazine, volume 32, featured artist.
Studio Visit Magazine, volume twenty-four, featured artist.
Studio Visit Magazine, volume eighteen. featured artist.
New American Paintings Magazine, 88th edition, June/July 2010 issue.
Hampton Roads Magazine, January 2009 issue, feature article.
Painting featured in the editorial pages of the January 5, 1995 year in review issue of the Chicago Reader Magazine, Chicago, Illinois.
Selected Solo and Small Group Exhibitions
Native, Work/Release Gallery, Norfolk, VA. Curated by Charlotte Potter and Gayle Forman from the Chrysler Museum.
Making Their Mark:Classical & Contemporary Drawing, Visual Arts Center, Portsmouth, Virginia.
Time, Selden Gallery, Norfolk, Virginia.
Oner Person Exhibition, Virginoia Museum of Contemporary Art, Virginia Beach, Virginia.
Here to There, Visual Arts Center, Portsmouth, Virginia.
Form Follows Foment: Robert Sites & Terry Allen Jones, Old Dominion University Gallery, Norfolk, Virginia.
Curated & Juried Exhibitions
Homeward Bound, Triennial Exhibition, Taubman Museum, Roanoke, Virginia.
60 Americans, curated by Terrence Sanders, Make-Shift Museum, Los Angles, California.