M.F.A. 1985 New York State College of Ceramics, Alfred, NY
B.A. 1980 Hamline University, St. Paul, MN
A.A. 1978 Anoka-Ramsey Community College, Coon Rapids, MN
2015 Keck Faculty/Student Collaboration Grant, Macalester College, to research techniques for printing on clay.
2013 Minnesota State Arts Board Artist Initiative Grant, to support Minnesota exhibitions of porcelain sculpture created in Jingdezhen, China.
2013 Chinese Heritage Foundation, in support of Jingdezhen porcelain exhibition
2009 ASIANetwork Freeman Foundation Student-Faculty Fellowship, for travel with three students for 24-days to study contemporary Chinese art.
2009 Keck Faculty/Student Collaboration Grant, Macalaster College, to study Qing Hua decoration on porcelain, Jingdezhen, China.
2007 Freeman Faculty/Student Collaboration Grant, Macalester College, to research porcelain tile making in Jingdezhen, China
2006 Wallace Faculty Travel Grant, Macalester College, for travel to Cuba
2002 Wallace Faculty Travel Grant, Macalester College, for travel to Cuba
1999 Minnesota State Arts Board Artist Assistance Fellowship Grant
1999 McKnight Artist Fellowship for Ceramic Artists
1993 Northern Clay Center/Jerome Foundation Artist Project Grant
1991 Minnesota State Arts Board Career Opportunity Grant
1986 National Endowment for the Arts Visual Artists Fellowship Grant
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Renwick Gallery, Washington, D.C.
Harbin International Sister City Museum, Harbin, China
Jingdezhen Sanbao Ceramic Art Institute, Jingdezhen, China
Cuban Institute of Friendship with the People (ICAP), Santiago de Cuba
Frederick R. Weisman Art Museum, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN
Taller Cultural “Luis Diaz Oduardo”, Santiago de Cuba
First National Bank of Minneapolis, Minneapolis, MN
Nicolaysen Art Museum, Casper, WY
Shepparton Art Gallery, Shepparton, Australia
University of North Dakota, Grand Forks, ND
Macalester College, St. Paul, MN
Northern Clay Center, Minneapolis, MN
Ronald Kuchta, New York, NY
Dr. Igal Silber, Laguna Beach, CA
Robert A. Ellison, New York, NY
Arthur Williams, New York, NY
Robert Pfannebecker, Lancaster, PA
Michael O’Neil, Washington D.C.
Richard P. Tuttle, Syracuse, NY
Ms. Suzanne Sugg, San Antonio, TX