Stone Carver and Sculptor

Born in Germany, lives and works in New Jersey

 

Public Arts Projects

2016               The Gateway Totem Project, Morristown, NJ

2015               The Labyrinth at Drew University, Madison, NJ

 

Commissions      

2014               Morris County Park Commission, Eger Family Garden
                      Frelinghyusen Arboretum, Morristown, NJ

2014               Private Residence, Chatham, NJ
                      Fine Art Restoration, Carrara Marble Sculpture

2009              Private Residence, Forked River, NJ
                      Designed and carved Indiana Limestone Fireplace

2007              Private residence, Somerset, NJ
                      Designed and carved 5' Indiana Limestone Statue

2005              Private Residence, Warren, NJ
                      Designed and carved Celtic fireplace in Makota Limestone

2005              911 Memorial, Monmouth County, NJ
                      Assisted on 10' wingspan stone eagle

1998               St. Mary - Koptic Church, East Brunswick, NJ
                      Carved and Gold Leafed Letters for newly built church tower

1998               Museum for Early Trades and Crafts, Madison, NJ
                      Restoration of Limestone foliage in the entrance to the museum

1997               The Drumthwacket Foundation (Governor's Mansion), Princeton, NJ
                      Restoration of large marble urns, marble bench and metal chairs

1997               Private Residence, New York, NY
                      Carved three nineteen-century fireplaces in French Limestone

1996               Private Residence, Maplewood, NJ
                      Designed and built a 600 sf bluestone mosaic patio

1995               Princeton University, Princeton, NJ
                      Architectural restoration at the Whig and Clio Building (Greek Revival)
                      Sample carved Finials for Cleveland Tower Restoration

1995               Morris County Park Commission, Frelinghyusen Arboretum, Morristown, NJ
                      Family Memorial, carved foliage and lettering for newly created Fern garden

                      Carved Limestone troughs for the Arboretum

1994-present  Friends of the Lord Stirling Stable, Basking Ridge, NJ
                      On going project carving stones for memorial garden

 

Exhibitions

Group Shows:

2004               Faculty Show, Drew University, Madison, NJ

1998                Small Works Gallery, Philadelphia, PA

1997                Elmira College, Elmira, NY

1995                Palmyra Gallery, Bound Brook, NJ

 

Curatorial Experience: Korn Gallery, Drew University, Madison, NJ

2016                Ben Pranger, Sculpture     

2015                Robin Koss, Etchings and Prints

2014                Palestinian Textiles, directed student curators

2014                Ryan Burns, Paintings (co-curated)

2011                 So Yoon Lym, Paintings (co-curated)

2011                 Barbara Beirne, Photography (co-curated)

2011                 Jonathan Shahn, Sculpture, directed student curators

2009                Samuel Bak, Paintings, (co-curated)

 

Teaching Experience

2006                 Drew University, Madison, NJ

1992                  Berea College, Berea, KY

 

Staff Positions

2007 - present   Drew University, Madison, NJ
                         Korn Gallery Coordinator and Art Department Operations Manager

2004 - 2007       Drew University, Madison, NJ
                         Art Department Technician

1986 - 1990        Cathedral St. John the Divine, NYC, NY
                         Indiana limestone carvings including figures, gargoyles, foliage, cornices and                              finials for cathedral towers and west front.

 

Grants

2017                  The Andrew W. Mellon Grant for The Arts and the Common Good
                         Drew University, Madison, NJ
                         Carved medieval water basin for newly created medieval garden on campus

2016                  National Endowment for the Arts
                         The Gateway Totem Project, Morristown, NJ
                         Designed and carved two Limestone Totems to honor immigrants of                                            Morristown. The totems are located in-front of the Early Street Community                                Garden.

 

Fund Raising Experience

2015                  Raised funds in excess of $10,000. to build Labyrinth on campus

2014                  Founded The Friends of the Korn Gallery and raised funds in excess                                           of $10,000.

 

Education

2018                   Drew University, Madison, NJ
                          BA., Majors in Studio Art and Art History
                          Minor in Medieval Studies

1980-82              Art Student's League, NYC, NY
                          Sculpture Studies

1979                   Meisterschule fuer Handwerker, Kaiserslautern, Germany
                          Stone Carving and Sculpture