Photography Education: Self, beginning at the age of 11, using a camera won in a coloring contest in the Chicago Sun Times newspaper; Two College Courses at Palomar College: Advanced Color Photography, Photographer's Portfolio
Photography/Fine Art Judge: San Diego County Fair: Creative Youth, Photography; Student Showcase, Photography and Fine Art (Mixed Media)
Starline Gallery, Illinois: Various Fine Art Forms
Other Competitions/Venues: Upon Request in Illinois and California Membership in Photography Organizations -Photographic Society of America, North County Photographic Society, San Diego, CA, Johnsburg Library Photo Club, Johnsburg, Illinois, San Diego Photoshop Users Group.
Competitions/Awards/Galleries: Scott Watson Salon Award: International Exhibition of Photography, San Diego County Fair: Over 18 seasons of competition, of which more than 16 seasons of acceptance; Blue Ribbon Award, 2010 in Abstract Category; Rosette Award, 2017 in Film and Alternative Processes Category; numerous other awards, including donated awards. Old World Wisconsin Photo Contest, Eagle, Wisconsin Four (4) years of competition; Awards: including 2nd Place Overall, Several First Place awards.
Various galleries/shows, including Art Institute of California, Calumet Photography, an Art Gallery in LaJolla, Encinitas Public Library, Solana Beach City Hall, San Marcos City Hall, Volo Bog (Illinois), Moraine Hill State Park (Illinois), Cafe Lily (Poway, CA) Photographic Art Sales; In Illinois and California,
Photography Instructor One-on-one, upon request; when substitute teaching in photo classes Published/ Accomplished Photography : Church Directory; Holy Spirit Stained Glass Window; Pastoral’s Portrait :
Local Newspapers; Photojournalism: 2017 Town Planner Calendar; Photojournalism in Illinois