Born: Baltimore, Maryland, March 17. 1949
Education: BA Case Western Reserve University
Self taught as an artist


AFLAC Insurance Company
American Craft Museum (Museum of Art and Design)
American Embassy, Singapore
American Embassy, Moscow
American Embassy, Warsaw
Arkansas Arts Center Museum, Little Rock, Arkansas
Ashville Art Museum, Ashville, North Carolina
Craft and Folk Art Museum, Los Angeles, California
Fidelity Investments, Boston, Massachusetts
General Electric, Houston, Texas
GTE Telephone Operations, Irving, Texas
Holmes Ambulatory Care Hospital, Melbourne, Florida
Monsanto Corporation, Washington, D.C.
Pennsylvania State University, State College, Pennsylvania
Peters Valley Craft Education Center, Layton, New Jersey
Racine Art Museum, Racine, Wisconsin
Southern Progress Corporation, Birmingham, Alabama
The White House, Washington D.C.
U.S. Department of the Treasury, New Carrolton, Maryland
Woman’s and Children’s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts


Award of Excellence at “Tradition and Innovation in Basketry IXrdquo;, National Basketry Organization, juror; Lloyd Herman
2014 Recipient of Nancy Haragan Award, presented by the Greater Baltimore Cultural Alliance
2014 Recipient of Mary Sawyer Baker Artist Award B-Grant

Solo Exhibitions

2016 June 11-July 23 Solo exhibition, “A Parliament Of Owls/A Conspiracy Of Ravens” Knox Gallery, Monterey, Massachusetts
2014 Hoffberger Gallery, Baltimore, Maryland
2013 Hoffberger Gallery, Baltimore, Maryland
2010 Volt, Frederick, Maryland
2009 Gallery Tru, Sykesville, Maryland
2008 Grannis Gallery, Burlington, Vermont
2006 Grounds for Sculpture, Hamilton, New Jersey
2005 Susquehanna Art Museum, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
2004 Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond, Baltimore, Maryland
2002 Smith Klein Gallery, Boulder, Colorado
2001 Rendezvous Gallery, Leesburg, Virginia
1999 Signature Gallery, Boston, Massachusetts
1998 American House Gallery, Piermont, New York
1998 Nancy Sachs Gallery, St. Louis, Missouri
1995 Piedmont Craftsmen, Winston-Salem, North Carolina
1994 Worth Gallery, Taos, New Mexico
1993 Agostino Gallery, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
1992 Worth Gallery, Taos, New Mexico
1991 Zimmerman Saturn Gallery, Nashville, Tennessee
1990 Gallery 500, Elkins Park, Pennsylvania
1988 University of the Arts, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
1987 Jurus Gallery, Baltimore, Maryland
1986 Signature Gallery, Boston, Massachusetts
1985 Indianapolis Museum of Art, Indianapolis, Indiana
1985 Signature Gallery, Boston, Massachusetts
1983 Human Arts, Dallas, Texas
1981 Ten Arrow Gallery, Cambridge, Massachusetts
1979 Pennsylvania State University

Group Exhibitions

2017-2020 Rooted, Revived, Reinvented: basketry in America, A traveling exhibition, University of Missour2015 "Group Exhibition" Outside In Gallery, Piedmont, New York
2017 Excellence in Fibers, New Bedford Art Museum, New Bedford Ma.
2015 "Fiber Fusion: A Group Sculpture Exhibit" West End Art Depot, Las Cruces, New Mexico
2011 "Arise and Create" (Koom V’aseh), Goldsmith Museum Chizuk Amuno, Baltimore, Md January 22-February 2
2007 “Fiber Artists”, American Association for the Advancement of Science, Washington D.C.
2006 “New Fiber”, Gallery DePaul, Lancaster, Pennsylvania
2005 “Opulence”, Racine Art Museum, Racine, Wisconsin
2004 “Woven Metal” Grounds for Sculpture, Hamilton, NJ
2003-04 “The Art of Craft” touring exhibition of the Susquehanna Art Museum
2003 “Two Capitals” An exhibition of Maryland jewelers and metalsmiths touring museums in         Russia
2002 “9-11: Artists Respond” American Craft Museum, New York, NY
2001 “Once Upon a Time: Artists Examine Fairy Tales, Legends and Myths” Racine Art Museum, Racine,     WI
2001 “American Craft Odyssey” James Renwick Alliance, Washington, DC
1999 “The End is Near: Artists Look at the 20th Century” Wustum Museum of Fine Arts, Racine, WI
1999 “Southeastern Basket Invitational” Blue Spiral 1, Asheville, NC
1998 “Faculty Show” Sandra J. Blain Gallery, Arrowmont School of Crafts, Gatlinburg, TN
1998 “Dress Up!” Wustum Museum of Fine Arts, Racine, WI
1997 “Annual Best in America” Stones Gallery, San Francisco, CA
1997 “L’Chaim, A Kiddush Cup Invitational” Jewish Museum, San Francisco, CA
1996 “Functional Metal” Virginia Breier Gallery, San Francisco, CA
1995 “Light Interpretations” Jewish Museum, San Francisco, CA
1995 “The Commemorative Cup” National Ornamental Metal Museum, Memphis TN
1995 “Let’s Play House” Wustum Museum of Fine Arts, Racine, WI
1994 “Born With a Silver Spoon” Renwick Gallery, Washington, DC
1994 Crafts Council of Ireland, Dublin, Ireland
1993 “The Tea Party” American Craft Museum, New York, NY
1991 “Figurative Abstraction” Reading Art Museum, Reading CA
1991 “Silver: New Forms and Expressions” Fortunoff, New York, NY
1991 National Ornamental Metal Museum, Memphis TN
1989 “The American Vessel” Craft and Folk Art Museum, Los Angeles, CA
1989 “Ateliers d’Art” Paris, France
1989 “American Crafts/Messe Frankfort 1989” Frankfort, Germany
1988 “Focus: American Baskets” Katie Gingrass Gallery, Santa Fe, NM
1988 “Objects in Metal” Elizabeth Fortner Gallery, Santa Barbara, CA
1988 Zoller Gallery of the Pennsylvania State University, State College, PA
1988 “Contemporary Artifacts” National Museum of American Jewish History, Philadelphia, PA
1987 “Interlacing” American Craft Museum, New York, NY
1983 “@Crafts USA” Kjarvaisstadir Museum, Reykjavik, Iceland
1983 “Modern Metalsmithing” University of Rochester Memorial Art Gallery, Rochester, NY

Teaching and Related Professional Experience

 Recipient of 3 Maryland State Arts Council Grants
1998-present Trustee Emeritus, American Crafts Council
1996-1997,2003,2005,2007 Instructor, Arrowmont School of Craft, Gatlinburg, Tennessee
1993-2007 Visiting Instructor, Peter’s Valley Craft School, Layton, New Jersey
1990-1992 Chairman of the Board of American Craft Association of American Crafts Council
1986 Instructor, Maryland Institute College of Art, Metals Department,  Baltimore, Maryland
1983-1991 Executive Board American Crafts Council
1983&1985 Instructor, Haystack Mountain School of Crafts, Deer Isle, Maine
1981&1983 Artist in Residence- Art Park, Lewiston, New York
1980-1981 Chairman of Maryland Crafts Council
1979 Vice Chairman Maryland Crafts Council
1978-1987 Instructor, University of Maryland, Baltimore, Maryland


CRAFTSPEOPLE IN THEIR OWN WORDS Compiled by David Bacharach, Valerie Hector, Ken Girardini, and Susan Levi-Goerlich with a Preface by Michael Monroe, curator and longtime champion of the American craft community. Craft Community Press, Cockeysville, MD 2015
“The Ultimate Guide to Art Quilt Techniques, Linda Seward, Sixth&Spring, New York. 2014.
“A Celebration of the Basket makers Art, 500 Baskets”, Lark Books, 2006
“ 500, Bracelets, An Inspiring Collection of Extraordinary Designs, Marthe Le Van, Lark Books, 2005
“The Artful Home”, Louis Sagar, Guild Publishing 2003
“Baskets:Tradition and Beyond”, Leier,Peters & Wallace, Guild Publishing, 2000
“Color on Metal”, McCreight and Bsulak, Guild Publishing, 2000
“Baskets-A Book for Makers and Collectors” Billie Ruth Sudduth, Hand Books Press, 1999
“Textile Techniques in Metal” Arline Fisch, Altamont Press, 1996
“Interlacing” Jack Lenor Larson, Kodansha 1986
 “American Crafts-A source Book for the Home” Katherine Pearson 1983


“Modern Masters” HGTV October 2003, September 2004


“Excellence In Craft”, Maryland Daily Record, February 24, 2017
“A convergence of beauty”, Stephanie Shapiro, The Sun, Baltimore, Md., February, 2003
“Smithsonian Craft”, Lori Sears, The Sun, Baltimore Md., April 2002
“In Baltimore,25 years of Master Crafts”, Ann Groer, Washington Post, February 22, 2001
“ACC Craft, apex for artists”, Karin Remesch, The Sun, Baltimore Md., February, 2001
“Evanston Exhibition”, Chicago Tribune”, Chicago Il., August, 1999
“Starving artist is an image long gone”, Anne Haddad, The Sun, Baltimore Md., March 1996
“Boxes”, The Taos News, Taos, NM., June, 1996
“Woven metal at Worth”, The Taos News, Taos NM, June 1994
“On the home front”, The Sun, Baltimore, Md.,November 1992
“Depths of Character”, Katherine Pearson, Southern Accents (cover article), 1985
“Weaving in Metal”, Deborah Norton, Metalsmith (cover article), 1985
“An imaginative blacksmith's imaginary people”, Rosemary Knower, The Sun Baltimore, Md., 1985
“Craftfair Baltimore”, John Dorsey, The Sun, Baltimore Md. 1984
“An artist in metal”, Leslie Weis, The Sun, Baltimore Md. 1984
“Today's crafts: The antiques of tomorrow?”, J.Wynn Rousuck, The Sun, Baltimore Md., 1983
“David Paul Bacharach at Tomlison”, The Capital, Annapolis, Md.,1982
“Shaping sculpture in bronze and steel”, (author) Gabrielle Wise, The Sun, Baltimore Md., 1982
Two Shows At Gallery, The Sun, Baltimore, Md., 1971
“Exhibit At Valley School”, The Sun, Baltimore Maryland 1970