The Savoir
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education
1976-78
Master of Fine Arts Degree (with honors) - Photography and Printmaking Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, Michigan

1969-74
Bachelor of Fine Arts Degree (with honors) - Photography and Printmaking Cleveland Institute of Art, Cleveland, Ohio

1987-88
Japanese Language Certificate Kyoto English Center, Kyoto, Japan
work experience
1992-present
Sole Proprietor : Maddog Studio, Denver, Colorado Art consultant in marketing and PR including the photography of fine-art work, computer imaging services, Fine art giclŽe printmaking services. Established client base of over 600 artists.

1997-1999
Faculty : Rocky Mountain College of Art & Design, Denver, Colorado Taught courses in Adobe Photoshop.

1988-92
Faculty : America Eigo Gakuin, Tanabe, Japan Developed English curriculum for the Japanese Public School System. Taught all levels of English at public and private schools. Professional rewriter for Nishigawa Medical Clinic.

1978-88
Tenured Associate Professor : Colorado State University, Fort Collins, Colorado Designed, developed and administered the Bachelor of Fine Arts Degree program for photography in the Fine Art Departmentat CSU; Chaired department curriculum committee and worked on the college and university curriculum committees for 5 years to restructure all college and university curriculum requirements.
SELECTED PROFESSIONAL RECOGNITIONS
2007
Westword Best of Denver 2007, Arts, Best Contemporary Photo Show - Solo

2006
10-page feature article, PhotoDigitalis Magazine Budapest, Hungary

2005
Best of Show Award Colorado State Fair, Pueblo, CO

First Place Award, New Media Colorado State Fair, Pueblo, CO

Circle of Confusion Award Colorado State Fair, Pueblo, CO

Honorable Mention, 2005 International Exhibition Center for Fine Art Photography, Fort Collins, CO

2004
Second Place Award, Rocky Mountain Biennial The Museum of Contemporary Art, Fort Collins, CO

Feature Article "Digital Magic", American Photo Magazine Nov/Dec Issue, NYC, NY

2003
Grant Award for Creative Excellance in Digital Fine-Art Photography The Ulitmate Eye Foundation, Burlingame, CA 2003 Golden Light Award for Work in Contemporary Still Life Genre The Maine Photographic Workshops Juror’s Special Mention for 2003 Exhibition Colorado Photographic Arts Center, Denver, CO Juror’s Award of Merit in Photography Colorado State Fair Arts Exhibition, Pueblo, CO

2002
Juror’s Special Mention for 2002 Exhibition Colorado Photographic Arts Center, Denver, CO

2001
JOHN BONATH : 30 YEARS (30-Year Retrospective) Aperture Gallery, Denver, CO Best of Westword 2001 for “Best Gallery Show - Solo” Westword, Denver, CO

2000
Feature Article March/April issue View Camera Magazine, USA Juror’s Special Mention for 2000 Exhibition Colorado Photographic Arts Center, Denver, CO Best of Show for “Vision:Southwest” Sangra De Christo Fine Arts Center, Sangra de Cristo, CO Recognition Award for “Alumni New Work” Cleveland Institute of Art, Cleveland, OH

1999
Photography Project Grant Award Colorado Photographic Arts Center, Denver, CO

1998
72nd International Award : Photography - Andy Grundberg, Juror The Print Center, Philadelphia, PA Recognition Award for an Alumni The Cleveland Institute of Art, Cleveland, OH Purchase Award for "Colorado ‘98" Exhibition The Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center, Colorado Springs,CO

1997
Keynote Speaker & Featured Panelist The Midlands Invitational Photography Symposium The Joslyn Art Museum, Omaha, NE First Place Award, "Visions" Exhibition - Patrick Nagatani, Juror Emmanuel Gallery, Denver, CO Feature Article July/August issue ZOOM International Magazine, Milan, italy Feature Article Jan/February issue View Camera Magazine, USA Feature Article Graphis #308 Graphis Magazine, USA/France/Germany Recognition Award for an Alumni The Cleveland Institute of Art, Cleveland, OH Honorable Mention - Photography Exhibition CORE Art Gallery, Denver, CO People’s Choice Award for Annual Invitational Salina Arts Center, Salina, KS

1996
Project Grant Colorado Council on the Arts, Denver, CO Project Grant Helena Presents, (NEA, Rockefeller Foundation, Warhol Foundation) Award of Merit for "Colorado ‘96" The Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center, C.S.,CO