ArtCenter Alumni

Wilson T2000 Tennis Racquet
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The first varsity letter I won was playing tennis. Well, actually, I was on the tennis team and played enough to be given a letter. My favorite tennis racquet was the Wilson T2000 with oil-filled nylon strings. It was the...
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Model No.1 “Paper Cuts”
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I was fascinated by the work of Patrick Nagel and Dennis Muki when I was a student at ArtCenter College of Design. I think it was about my 5th term when I started dating this beautiful, talented illustrator I'd met...
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Model No.3 “Paper Cuts”
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When I was just out of ArtCenter College of Design, I was fascinated by the work of Patrick Nagel and Dennis Muki. I couldn't afford any of their art, but I loved the sophistication of design, the flat colors, and...
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Bakelite Fountain Pen
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My Dad worked for 20+ years at Willey Sign company in Mt Clemens, Michigan before leaving to go to work with my Mom in her cookbook business. As the head purchasing agent at Willey’s, my Dad would get all kinds...
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1950’s Johnson Sea-horse 5hp Outboard Engine
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Seeing all the posts of the 4th of July Algonac Pickerel Tournament and the boat parade, made me a little nostalgic and got me going on this drawing. I'm pretty sure, almost every family living on the St. Clair River...
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Dad’s Vintage Wooden Top
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I grew up in Algonac, Michigan and for this past year, my art has been inspired by memories from my childhood. I call that work “Happy Art” because of how it makes me and others feel. This triptych series shares...
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Mighty Mouse Paddle
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As a kid, growing up on the St. Clair River running through the little town of Algonac, Michigan, we didn't have a lot of games we'd plug in or that ran on batteries. Our games tended to run on our...
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Epiphone Casino Sunburst Guitar
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This drawing is one of my bigger pieces at 36" x 72". It's of my beautiful, Epiphone Casino Sunburst electric guitar that I bought at Guitar Center up on Sunset Blvd. in Hollywood about a year after Lynn and I...
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Attacking Martian Robot No.2
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This was one of the coolest things I started collecting as a kid. It cost me $1 at a garage sale and I was able to hold on to it until a couple years after I got married — the...
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Lure No.1
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Growing up in Algonac, Michigan, we lived on the St. Clair River with a dock that ran 150 feet out from our front yard. We'd swim in the summer, skate in the winter, and fish every chance we could from...
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