Art Dept., U of Minnesota, Twin Cities, BA 1983 (painting & drawing concentration) Design Dept., U of M, Twin Cities, Commercial Illustration Certificate. 1983 Art Dept.,UW-Stout, 1979-1981 Self-employed business owner as a visual artist. Paintings, mixed media art, religious / spiritual art, handmade clergy stoles (handpainted), handmade cremation urn palls (handpainted), and modern church paraments. I develop artist-in-residence / arts ministry programs at local Christian churches, working with congregations' needs, resources, and budgets in mind. Please contact me for specifics. References and personal background check available. As a lifelong Lutheran, I see this part of my artmaking as "Art Servant" work. When I was a teenager, I came to understand my art skills were a gift from God and I would always give back in some way.