Education in Fine Arts

  • University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN (with Randy Johnson)
  • University of Regina, Regina, SK, (with Marilyn Levine and Franklin Heisler)
  • University of Regina, Extension, SK and Woolsey studio, Cupar SK (with Randy Woolsey)

Studio Artist

  • Hone – James Pottery Studio, Regina SK 1980 – 1984
  • University of Regina, Pottery, Extension.
  • O’Connor Watrall Studios 1982 – 1992
  • Northern Clay Center, Minneapolis, 2009 – current

Publications (pottery related)

  • “Your Own Studio:  challenges and rewards” Regina SK (1988)
  • “Teaching Pottery to Adults”, Pottery Making Illustrated July / August 2012
  • “Throwing Smarter”. Pottery Making Illustrated, May 2013

Teaching, Pottery

  • Northern Clay Center, Minneapolis MN, (winter 2010 – current)
  • Hopkins Community Education Hopkins, MN (fall 2006 – current)
  • Eden Prairie Art Center,Eden Prairie MN, (2008 – 2009)
  • Bloomington Art Center, Bloomington MN, (2007 – 2009)
  • Saskatchewan Arts Center, Ft. Qu’Appelle, SK, (1989) Inspiration from Pre- Columbian Potters
  • Regina Community Education, Regina, SK (1985 – 1986)

Education in human affairs and social services

  • Anthropology (cultural anthropology and archeology)  B.A., Undergraduate and Graduate.  Course work complete toward M.A. University of Minnesota, Indiana University, University of Manitoba
  • Education, M.Ed (Educational Psychology, and Adult Education) University of Regina.  Thesis research and thesis, “Long-Term Psychological Effects of Wife Abuse”
  • Fund Development, Hamline University, graduate studies  St. Paul, MN

Non Degree Studies

  • Outcomes Evaluation, United Way of Minneapolis Area,
  • Rational Emotive Behavior Therapy, (Advanced Certificate) Canadian Institute for Rational Emotive Therapy. University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, SK
  • Substance Abuse/ Rational Emotive Therapy, St. Cloud State University, St. Cloud, MN
  • Suicide Intervention, Saskatchewan Department of Mental Health, Regina, SK
  • Communities and Change, Theory & application – communities choose and make change- University of Regina, Regina, SK
  • Working Together for Change, Merici Centre, Regina, SK
  • Life Skills Coach, (Canadian) Advanced certificate, Coteau Range Community College, Moose Jaw, SK
  • Community Organizing, Highlander School, Memphis TN
  • Practical Nursing, Bethesda Hospital in St. Paul, MN (licensed)

Experience Human Affairs and Social Services

  • Development Director, Minnesota Justice Foundation, Minneapolis, MN 2005-2006
  • Executive Director, Hamline Midway Coalition, St. Paul MN., 2002 – 2004
  • Executive Director, West Suburban Teen Clinic, Excelsior MN, 1997-2002
  • Center Supervisor, Winnipeg Child & Family Services, Winnipeg MB. Community Action Center, 1993-1997
  • Executive Director, Rainbow Youth Centre, Regina SK, 1989-1993
  • Group Facilitator and Program Development, Regina Family and Children Services,  Battered Womans’ Program. 1987 – 1991 (part-time)
  • Co-Organizer and Coordinator, Freedom House School. Northeast Neighborhood House. Minneapolis MN 1969-1971.
  • Community Organizer, 1969 – 1971  Citizens Community Center Minneapolis MN.
  • Community Organizer, (SNCC) Student Non-Violent Coordinating Committee, Panola County, MS 1964 – 1965