1950    Born in Fremont, MI



1968-1969       Columbus College of Art, Columbus, OH

1970-1971       Instituto Allende at San Miguel de Allende, Mexico

1971-1972       Thomas Jefferson College, Philadelphia, PA


Awards:            Past Achievement Award, Peter and Madeleine Martin Center for the

                        Creative Arts, San Francisco, CA


Selected Solo Exhibitions:

2011-18 Portrait Commissions exclusively

2011    Portraits of American Poets, Grand Valley State University, Allendale, MI

2010    Portraits of American Poets, Customs House, Key West, FL

2009    Portraits of American Poets, Rollins Cornell Museum, Winter Park, FL

2008    Anomaly: Recent Paintings by Jack Smith, Sullivan Goss, Santa Barbara, CA

            Portraits of American Poets, Reynolds Gallery – Westmont College,

            Montecito, CA

2006    Jack Smith Recent Paintings, Sullivan Goss, Santa Barbara, CA

2004    Recent Paintings, Parks Gallery, Taos, NM

            Taos Portraits with Wayne Thiebaud City/Country, Harwood Museum,

            Taos, NM

2000    Jacqueline Lloyd Contemporary, Ranchos de Taos, NM

1999    Las Casas de los Valles, Mongerson Wunderlich Gallery, Chicago, IL

1992    Nudes and Food, The Print Gallery, Southfield, MI

           The Triumph of Light, Dennos Museum, Traverse City, MI

            A Light from Within, Muskegon Museum of Art, MI

1991    Sutton Bay Galleries, Suttons Bay, MI

1988    University of Cincinnati, OH


Selected Group Exhibitions:

2017    The Errant Eye, The Harwood Museum of Art, Taos, NM

2015    Dennis Hopper / The Hopper Collection and Ephemera, The School of

            Cinematic Arts, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA

2012    Taos Contemporary, Center for Visual Art, Denver, CO

            Obama's America, The American Center for the Arts, Paris, France

2008    Art of the Human Canvas, Museum of Contemporary Art, Toronto,


            Figure North, Figure South, Lofts Galleria, Puerto Vallarta, Mexico

2006    Spirited Expressions, Gerald Peters Gallery, Santa Fe, NM

            Eye to Eye, Cornell Museum, Winter Park, FL

2005    Scenes of American Labor, Sullivan Goss, Santa Barbara, CA

2004    Face to Face: Selected American Portraits, Sullivan Goss, Santa Barbara, CA

2003    Eighth Annual Small Images Show, Sullivan Goss, Santa Barbara, CA

            The History of the Nude in the Art of California, Sullivan Goss,

            Santa Barbara, CA

1994    Bunting Gallery, Royal Oak, MI

1993    MCC Gallery, Muskegon, MI

1993    Perception Gallery, Grand Rapids, MI

1991    Muskegon Museum of Art, MI

1983    Max Siegel Fine Art, Taos, NM

1981    La Fonda de Taos Gallery, Taos, NM 

Selected Portrait Subjects and Commissions:

Billy Collins, United States Poet Laureate, New York/Winter Park, FL

Derek Walcott, Nobel Laureate, Castries, St. Lucia

Donald Hall, United States Poet Laureate, Wilmot, NH

Ed Healy, Philanthropist, Taos, NM

Michael Brown, Director/Producer, Serac Films, Boulder, CO

Quincy Troupe, Poet, Harlem, NY

Ted Koozer, United States Poet Laureate, Kearney, NE

W.S. Merwin, Pulitzer Prize recipient, Haiku, HI


Selected Public and Private Collections:

Alex and Gabriela Schischlik, Paris, France

Antonia von Salm Collection, Los Angeles, CA

Arturo Peralta and Jackie Ramos Collection, New York, NY

Barry and Jo Berkus Collection, Santa Barbara, CA

Benjamin Bruce Collection, Key West, FL

Cherie Burns and Dick Duncan Collection, Nantucket, MA /Taos, NM

Daniel F. Gerber Collection, Santa Ynez, CA

Daniel Morris Collection, New York, NY

David Brown Collection, Glasgow, Scotland

David and Jan Crosby Collection, Santa Barbara, CA

Dean Stockwell Collection, Taos, NM

DePauw University, Greencastle, IN

Dennis Hopper Estate, Los Angeles, CA

Dharma Properties Collection, Del Rey Beach, FL

Eric Larson Collection, Taos, NM

Hank and Liesel Meijer Collection, Grand Rapids, MI

Harry and Piper Goldson Collection, Suttons Bay, MI

The Harwood Museum of Art, Taos, NM

Jacqueline Lloyd Collection, Santa Fe, NM

Kenny White, Brooklyn, NY

Jim and Linda Harrison Collection, Livingston, MT

Larry Bell Collection, Taos, NM/ Venice Beach, CA

Laurel Jacobson Collection, Antigua Guatemala, Guatemala

Mel Wiener and Pamela Cooke Collection, Los Angeles, CA

Muskegon Museum of Art, Muskegon, MI

Neil Libert Private Collection, London, UK

Peter and Madeline Martin Foundation for the Creative Arts, San Francisco, CA

Ray and Arlene Frodey Collection, Fremont, MI

Richard B. Siegel Collection, San Diego, CA

Richard Brautigan Estate, Livingston, MT

Sullivan Goss, Santa Barbara, CA

Thomas Richardson Collection, San Diego, CA

Tim Allan Collection, Los Angeles, CA

Tom and Lynn Meredith Collection, Austin, TX

Williams-Meyer, Corn Close, North Cumbria, UK

Xavier Baz, Denver, CO