Phone: 970-229-9951



I received a Fine Arts degree from Colorado State University in 1975 and returned to painting in 2008 after a 30-year career as an urban design consultant.

In the late 70s my abstract/geometric paintings were purchased by the Fort Collins Public Library, Colorado State University, and a number of private companies and individuals. Large-scale wall graphics were commissioned by CSU and a number of businesses in the Colorado Front Range.

I have also served on the Boards of Directors of the Artists' Association of Northern Colorado, Fort Collins Housing Commission, Downtown Development Authority, Fort Collins Inc., and the High Plains Environmental Center.  I was named Fort Collins “Entrepreneur of the Year” in 1994.

In 2018, I relocated from Fort Collins Colorado to Oro Valley Arizona.

Recent Exhibitions & Recognition

Notes/Awards (if applicable)

Ventanna RTD "Architectural Elements" show Oct - Dec, 2018

Honorable Mention for "Dearture"

Lafayette "Gallery Walls" exhibit March - April, 2018


Depot Art Gallery "All Colorado Show" August, 2017


3 Square Art "Color" July - August, 2017


Spark Gallery "Supporting Members' Show" July, 2017

An annual show at a long-time gallery  in Denver's Santa Fe Arts District

3 Square Art "Life's So Green" June, 2017


Fort Collins Lincoln Center "Annual Contemporary Art Survey" May - June, 2017

A selective national show of contemporary artworks.

3 Square Art "Visions" May, 2017


Denver Art Students League "A Flat of Eggs" April - June, 2017


Fort Collins Museum of Art "Masks"  2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017

Annual fundraiser for the museum

Littleton Museum 51st annual "Own an Original" show; Nov, 2016


Aurora History Museum "Gateway to the Rockies"  June, 2016


Thompson Valley Art League "Regional Fine Art Show"  June, 2016


Sangre De Cristo Arts Center "Representing the West" Exhibit; January - May, 2016

Annual juried show of works from throughout the western United States

Impasto Gallery "New Beginnings"  Exhibit; February - March, 2016

A national show in Longmont, CO

"Eldon Ward - Paintings and Prints"; October - November, 2015

Solo Show in Glendale, AZ

AANC "Fall Into Art"; October, 2015


Spark Gallery "Mid-Summer Open"; July, 2015


AANC "Spring on-line National Exhibit" ; April, 2015

Honorable Mention for "Sisters at Tahoe"

Sangre De Cristo Arts Center "Representing the West" Exhibit; February - March, 2015


Spark Gallery "Associate Members' Show"; February - March, 2015

An annual show at a long-time gallery  in Denver's Santa Fe Arts District

Lincoln Center "Incite Insight" exhibit; Nov - Dec, 2014

A highly acclaimed national show of contemporary artworks.

Littleton Museum 49th annual "Own an Original" show; Nov, 2014 - Jan, 2015


AANC "Inaugural on-line National Exhibit" ; October, 2014

Honorable Mention for "Altered State Flower: CO"

Littleton Museum "Own an Original - Best of Show" solo exhibit; Sept - Oct, 2014

Invited by the Littleton Museum: a one-artist show in the museum's main gallery.

Fort Collins MOA "Artists' Eye on History Exhibit" July - September, 2014

An invitational show of Fort Collins artists celebrating the city's 150th year.

Gallery Bleu "Woman in Black: Paintings in Bleu" two artist show; June - July, 2014

Invited by the Bas Bleu Theatre to exhibit with another local artist.

Littleton Museum 48th "Own an Original" show; Nov - Dec, 2013

Best of Show  for "Winery Afternoon"

Lone Tree annual "Art Exhibition and Sale" ; Nov - Dec, 2013


AANC's "Summer Vacation" show; July, 2013

1st Place (Top Award) for "Amalfi Coast" Honorable Mention for "Bigger Banana Split" and for "Bigger Parfait"

AANC "Celebration of Color" show; May, 2013

2nd Place for "South Beach"

Fort Collins MOA "Masks"  exhibit; April - May, 2013, 2014, 2015, and 2016

Annual fund-raiser for the Museum of Art

Greeley Art Association "Art From The Heart" show; March, 2013

2nd Place for "Ho2 No2"

AANC "Big Art" show; January, 2013




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