Born in Flint, MI. Grew up in Davison. Moved to Detroit for a while then headed West to the mountains.

What’s your background?

Industrial Design. Creative Direction. Fabrication.

How do you work?

Fast and loose.

What art do you most identify with?

The contrast of Baroque. The lines of Nouveau. The magnitude of 20th/21st century architecture.

What work do you most enjoy doing?

Development and problem solving. Design from concept to production.

What themes do you pursue?

Process. Structure. Grace. Wit.

How has your practice changed over time?

It changes as I do.

Describe a real life situation that inspired you?

Taking my first ceramics class when I was six or seven. Once I figured out my play-doh skills were relevant I was hooked.

Professionally what’s your goal?

See how far I can take it.

What three artists/designers have given you the most inspiration?

Family first showed me that drawing could be lifelong. Later I learned those drawings could become things. I am most inspired by the people I have worked beside.

What wouldn’t you do without?

A workshop.