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EXPERIENCE

2013-present         INSTRUCTOR, Art Department, Merritt College, Oakland, CA

2011-present         PARTNER, Manna Gallery, Oakland, CA

1981-present         SOLE PROPRIETOR, Lightfoot Art Services and Resources for Nonprofits, Oakland CA

2009                        DIRECTOR OF DEVELOPMENT, Oakland-East Bay Gay Men’s Chorus

1989-2008             INSTRUCTOR, High School Visual Art and Advanced Placement Studio Art Programs,
                                  Pleasanton Unified School District, Pleasanton, CA

2003-2005            LEAD INSTRUCTOR, Academy of Arts, Communication and Technology, 
                                  Pleasanton Unified School District, Pleasanton, CA

1988-1989             EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR, Creativity Unlimited, San Jose, CA

1985-1988             DIRECTOR, Sun Gallery, Hayward, CA

1985-1986              INSTRUCTOR, Art Department, Las Positas College, Livermore, CA

1983-1985              EVENING MANAGER, Palo Alto Cultural Center, Palo Alto, CA

1979-1982               INSTRUCTOR, Art Department, College of New Caledonia, Prince George, BC

1979-1981               INSTRUCTOR (1980 REGIONAL COORDINATOR), Outreach Program, 
                                   Emily Carr College of Art and Design, Vancouver, BC

1979-1981               DIRECTOR, Prince George Art Gallery, Prince George, BC

1977-1978               PRESIDENT, Art Teachers Professional Specialists Association, 
                                   School District #57, Prince George, BC

1976-1979               INSTRUCTOR, High School Visual Art Programs, School District #57,
                                   Prince George, BC

1975-1976               INSTRUCTOR, Art Program, Columbia Junior College, Vancouver, BC

EDUCATION

2014                         DIGITAL PRINTMAKING, Berkeley City College, Berkeley, CA

2002-2004             HIGH SCHOOL ACADEMY AND CAREER PATHWAYS PROGRAM DEVELOPMENT,
                                  Conferences, Workshops and Seminars, Pasadena, Belmont and Anaheim, CA

2003                        DIGITAL IMAGING, Academy of Art University, San Francisco, CA

1995                         ART ON THE COMPUTER, Ohlone College, Fremont, CA

1987                         SMALL BUSINESS MANAGEMENT TRAINING WORKSHOP
                                  East Bay Small Business Incubator Project, Hayward, CA

1985                         SALES TRAINING SEMINAR, Sales Strategy and Management Group, 
                                   San Jose, CA

1983                         GRADUATE SEMINARS IN SCULPTURE and ART PRESENTATION METHODS, 
                                   San Jose State University, San Jose, CA

1980                        MUSEUM AND GALLERY MANAGEMENT SEMINAR, Banff School of Management, Banff, AL

1976                         POSTGRADUATE TEACHING CERTIFICATION PROGRAM, 
                                  Faculty of Education, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC

1970                        M.F.A., PAINTING, University of Washington, Seattle, WA

1967                        B.S., DESIGN, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI


CERTIFICATIONS 

2004                      California Secondary Teaching Credential - Professional Clear
1985                       California Community Colleges Teaching Credential - Life
1976                       British Columbia Secondary Teaching Credential


AFFILIATIONS

                                Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco
                                San Francisco Museum of Modern Art