1603 Northwood Street

Houston, Texas 77009

1987 MFA, Sculpture, University of Houston, Houston, TX
1985 BFA, Painting, Maryland Institute College of Art, Baltimore, Maryland

Selected Exhibitions

2019 “Eternal Now” Iconic Corpus installation , Frank E. Campbell Funeral Chapel, New York, NY

2018 "Eternal Now", Geo. H. Lewis and Sons Funeral Directors, Houston, TX

2016 “Genocide”, Holocaust Museum, Houston, TX

2015 “The Circle and the Square”, Hiram Butler Gallery, Houston, TX

“Known and Underknown”, One Allen Center/Arts Brookfield, S. Reynolds Curator, Houston TX

“Nothing Works” Solo Exhibition, Austin College Dept. of Art & History, Sherman, TX
2013 “Incorpus Articum” Solo exhibition, George H. Lewis & Sons Funeral Home, Houston, TX

2011 “Messin’ with Texas”, Hyde Park Art Center, Artadia Awardees Group Exhibition, Chicago, IL.

Solo exhibition, Ivan Honchar Museum, Kyiv Ukraine.
2010 “Iconic Strand”, George H. Lewis & Sons Funeral Home, Houston, TX

2009 “No Zoning”, Contemporary Arts Museum Houston,
2008 “Pysanky”, Galveston Art Center, TX; Art League, Houston, TX

“Jim Pirtle-Notsuoh”, (collaborative performance), Cue Foundation, New York, NY

2007 “Amistad”, Museo de la Nacion, Lima, Peru

“Building a Legacy”, Evergreen Scholars at MICA, Evergreen Museum/ Johns Hopkins, Baltimore, MD

2006 “Brush Painting”, The Jung Center, Houston, TX
2005 “Drawings”, Hiram Butler Gallery, Houston, TX
2004-2005 “Seed/0 Co-op Project”, (container installation holding proposed hemispherical container city

model, early version HIVE), Project Row Houses, Houston, TX
2003 “The Passionate Pursuit of the Real: Collage, Assemblage, and Object in 20th Century Art”, Museum

of Fine Arts, Houston, Houston, TX
2002 “Systems-Order-Nature”, Hiram Butler Gallery, Houston, TX
2001 “The Inward Eye: Transcendence in Contemporary Art”, Contemporary Art Museum Houston,

Houston, TX
2000 “OH-HO”, (installation), Project Row Houses, Round 13, Houston, TX

“Burn!”, Arlington Museum of Art, Arlington, TX
Site Works/Sculpture 2000, sponsored by International Sculpture Center and Art League of Houston,TX

1999 Transcending Limits, TFAA, The Art Museum of Southeast Texas, Beaumont, TX and The JonesCenter for Contemporary Art, Austin, TX

1998 “Four Wheels, One Eye”, photos by G. Hixon, Menil Collection, Houston, TX
1996 “Morph: Metamorphosis and Biomorphism” in Contemporary Sculpture (installation), Blue Star

Center, San Antonio,TX

“Edward Albee Collects”, University of Houston School of Theatre Collection, Houston, TX

1995 “Texas Modern and Post-Modern”, works from the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston Collection,

Houston, TX
1994 “Out of This World”, Contemporary Arts Museum, Houston, TX


2017 “Mi+Me” Experimental Action, Performance Art Festival, Houston, TX
2013 Archetapas Shrine Trailer, Land Heritage Institute, Art-Sci Symposium, San Antonio, TX

“Blue Body Print”, Grace Exhibition Space, Brooklyn, NY
2012 Houston International Performance Art Bienale, Co-founder, Lone Star Explosion, Houston, TX

2006 “I Love You, Me” (installation + action), Notsuoh, Houston, TX
2000 ”Sub/bus – TemplO Bus Tour”, with Steven Fox, Jim Pirtle and Cameron Armstrong, exploring the underside of Houston, TX

“Drive-by Blessing”, joined by the Hare Krishna Marchers, Penzoil/Bank United Art Car Parade,Houston, TX

1997 “Zocalo Mobile Village Bus Tour”, Brooklyn Bridge Anchorage, NY; Herring Cove National Park,Provincetown, MA; MICA, Baltimore, MD; LaTuna, San Antonio, TX

1993 “Busker’s Faire”, mobile performance sponsored by LMCC, Pace University, Battery Park-WorldTrade Center, NY; Nexus, Atlanta, GA

1991 “These Free-Dumb Tourists”, Edinburgh Fringe Festival, Arc at Old St. Paul’s Church, Edinburgh,UK

Awards, Fellowships

2019 Texas Folk Life Apprenticeship Award announced to Master Artist Nestor Topchy and Apprentice
Lashime Brown.

2017 The ReUse People of America Award, Mayor’s Award, City of Houston, TX.

2012-2013 Archetapas-Gastronanza, Warhol Foundation/Idea Fund grant.
2010 Artadia Award.
1999 Self-Directed Creative Residency. The Banff Center, Alberta Canada.

1993 Artist’s Residency. William F. Flannigan Memorial Foundation, Montauk, Long Island, NY.

Scholarship/Professional Appointments

2019 Panel Discussion, ArCH Film Screening: Bauhaus Spirit - 100 years of Bauhaus
Architecture Center of Houston/Cinema Arts Society, Houston, TX.

2017 Visiting Artist, “Judo Action Painting in Sumi Ink”, Austin College, Sherman, TX
2016 Speaker, Gulf Coast Green 2016, “SmART Design: the Intersection of Art, Architecture and

Sustainability”, AIA, Houston, TX
2016 Collaboration with Baylor Global Initiatives, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX

“The Emergency Smart Pod: a mobile rapidly deployable clinical unit for global health”.

2010-present Founder, HIVE (501c-3). A living work of art, self-sustaining village, community action and situation.

Lecture/Demonstration; The Geometry of Artistic Culture, Hearst Foundation Evenings forEducators, Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, TX

Fresco painting demonstration, Byzantine Fresco Chapel Museum, Houston.
2005 The Artists Eye: Ikon Painting, (artists talk), The Menil Collection, Houston, TX
2004 Study: Icon Writing with Dimitri and Vasily Andreyev. Prosopon School, Russian Orthodox Cathedral, NY

2002 – 2007 Study: Chinese Art/Calligraphy with Chiu Ching Ping. Asian Art Association, Houston, TX

2003 Visiting Artist: Austin College, Sherman, TX

1999 – 2000 Adjunct Professor of Sculpture. Houston Community College, TX

1997 2002 Study: Sacred Geometry with Doctor Robert "Bob" Powell, Practical Science Institute/Project Row House, Houston, TX

1991-3, 2005-7, 2011-12 Adjunct Professor of Art History and Sculpture. San Jacinto College, Houston, TX

1988-2001 ”Zocalo/TemplO” Built live /work situation and compound for community of artists, Houston, TX


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