"He said, "It's called The Medusa Gorge. A professor at school suggested the title. I often ask for titles. I used to title them as Landscape Number 1, etc. Now I enjoy playing with poetic titles.The gorge is a colorful, but dangerous place named after the Medusa, who turned men to stone if they looked her in the eye. She was killed years ago by Perseus. He cut off her head and placed it on Minerva's shield. I called it such because of it undulating crevasses"
I was born in 1938 in Oak Park, Illilois. I have been an artist and teacher since 1959.
I received a B.F.A. Degree from Illinois Wesleyan University in 1960 and
a M.F.A. Degree from the University of Arkansas in 1963.
Washington University, St. Louis, Missouri 1963-1967
Rice University, Houston, Texas
University of St.Thomas, Houston, Texas 1969-1982
Lonestar College Tomball, Tomball, Texas 1992-present.