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EDUCATION: abridged

Radford University, MFA
James Madison University, BS
Hollins University, film-making
Roanoke College
Virginia Western AAS


Parsons School of Design
"Future Trends in Continuing Education" NYC
California State University Summer Arts Program, Computer Art for Artists & Designers
Arrowmont School of Arts and Crafts
Papermaking workshop with "Beverly Plummer"
Appalachian Photo Workshop
"Robert Farber"


East Tennessee State University
Department of Art & Design
• Chair of Department of Art and Design - 04-08
•Distinguished Faculty Award - University 1999
•Distinguished Faculty Award - College of Arts & Sciences 1999
•Professor 1996 – present
•Founder of Graphic Design Workshop, 1987-Present
•Founder of "Positive Negative National Exhibit 1983-Present
•Graduate Coordinator 9/92- 6/94
•Associate Professor 1988 - 1995 (tenured)
•Mockingbird Student Publication Advisor 1987- 2010
•Director of Slocumb Galleries, 8/83 - 5/91
•Assistant Professor 1983 - 87

Other Teaching:
Virginia Western Community College
Roanoke, VA.

Virginia Art Institute
Charlotesville, VA


Dyer, Maddox and McArthur
An industrial multi-media advertising agency with international, national client accounts.
Founder, President and Creative Director
Founded 1973- Sold 1982

Visual Impact, designer, advertising agency, Charlotesville, VA


Gallery of the International Pavilion, Ulsan University, "Contemporary Art in Appalachia,"South Korea, 10/9-22/12

L'Etangd'Art, "Mini Print Internacional 30" - Bages, France, 11/27/10-1/16/11

Fundació Tharrats d'Art Gràfic, "Mini Print Internacional 30", "Can Comas", Pineda de Mar (Barcelona), 10/8-11/7/10

Wingfield Barns, "Mini Print Internacional 30" , Suffolk, UK, 7/26/10-8/18/10;

Taller Galeria Fort, "Mini Print Internacional 30"- Cadaqués, Girona, Spain, 6/26/10-9/30/10;

SR404 Contemporary Art Gallery, Invitational Figurative Exhibit, Johnson City TN 11-12/09

Southern Appalachian International Film Festival , (SOAPIFF) (Installation film), Johnson City TN 10/09

Studio Art Centers International - SACI Gallery, Florence Palazzo dei Cartelloni Via Sant'Antonino; Florence, ItalyGroup Exhibit 6/ - 7/2008

Gray Fossil Site Museum, "Artistic Revolution Exhibition", Gray, TN, 10-12/07

Carroll Reece Museum, "Artistic Revolution" Exhibition, Johnson City, TN, 11/07

Slocumb Galleries, Art & Design Faculty Exhibition, Johnson City, TN, 11/06

Southern Appalachian International Film Festival , (SOAPIFF), (short film), Johnson City TN 10/06

Carroll Reece Museum, Art & Design Faculty Exhibition, Johnson City, TN, 11/05

Slocumb Galleries, Art & Design Faculty Exhibition, Johnson City, TN, 11/04

"Aunt Dan & Lemon" by Wallace Shawn, Video   & Multimedia, ETSU Department of Theater, Reviewed by Kennedy Center American College Theatre Festival, 2/25-29/04

TASH International Conference, "IDEA Inclusion Project" * Video Screening, Chicago IL, 12/03

"An American Experience 2003" National Juried Exhibition, AAWS   Gallery, Winston Salem, NC 10-11/03

"Horizon Film/Video Festival, Culp Center, ETSU Johnson City TN 11/03

American Festival Project conference, "IDEA Inclusion Project" Knoxville College, Knoxville TN, 10/03

"Peacock Gala" Arts and Culture Fair, Farmhouse Gallery, Unicoi, TN. 10/03

Partners in PolicyMaking "IDEA Inclusion Project" * Video Screening, Nashville, TN, 4/02

University of Tennessee, "IDEA Inclusion Project" * Video Screening, College of Law, Knoxville TN, 2/02

Sacred Heart Cathedral, "IDEA Inclusion Project" * Video Screening, Knoxville TN, 2/02

Digital Dimensions, Ned McWherter West TN Cultural Arts Center, Jackson, TN,   1/28 - 2/28/02

L'Etang d' Art, "Mini Print Internacional 21- Cadaques" Bages, France, 11/01-1/02

Carpet Bag Theater, Knoxville College, Installation/performance, Knoxville TN, 11/01

LRE /Step   conference,   "IDEA Inclusion Project" Installation/performance, Knoxville TN,   11/01

Taller Galeria Port, "Mini Print Internacional 21- Cadaques" Barcelona, Spain, 7-9/01

  Wingfield Arts, "Wingfield Arts & Music Festival," "Mini Print Internacional 21- Cadaques," Wingfield, England

"Bill of Rights Celebration" ACLU of Tennessee Nashville TN 11/01

Taller Galeria Port, "Mini Print Internacional 21- Cadaques" Barcelona, Spain, 7-9/01

  Wingfield Arts, "Wingfield Arts & Music Festival," "Mini Print Internacional 21- Cadaques," Wingfield, England 5-8/01

"Works on Paper 2001 " National Juried Exhibit San Jacinto College South, Houston TX 4-5/01

Hunterdon Museum, "45 Annual National Juried Print Exhibition" Clinton, NJ 5-7/01

23rd Annual First Tennessee Juried Exhibition, Carroll Reece Museum, Johnson City, TN, 5-6/01

"American Heart Gala Art Auction" , Adelphia Center at Millennium Park, Johnson City, TN, 2/01

Carroll Reece Museum, Art & Design Faculty Exhibition, Johnson City, TN, 11/00

Slocumb Galleries, Art & Design Faculty Exhibition, Johnson City, TN, 8-9/00

*American Festival Project- Installation/performance - I was selected to create an Installation/performance piece for exhibition at various regional and national venues sponsored in by the American Festival Project, and in part by University of Tennessee, College of Law and Knoxville community partnership agency

William King Regional Arts Center of the Virginia Museum, Abington VA 2/98

Holland Smith Gallery, Huntsville, AL 5/97

"Red Clay Survey" Huntsville Museum, Huntsville, AL 97

"Akim Masks USA", SOTHEBY'S, New York, NY 11/97

1st Argentine International Art Project, (Permanent Exhibit), Capital Federal, Buenos Aires, Argentina South America 7/94

"The Land On Which We Live" Oscar Howe Art Center, Mitchell SD 7/94

Library Gallery, Wise, VA 5/95 , solo

Slocumb Galleries Faculty Exhibit, Johnson City, TN, 1/94

Keene Gallery, Jonesbourough TN 12/92-1/93, solo

Kiosk, Johnson City, TN 6/91, solo

House of the Future, Chicago, IL (Permanent Exhibit)

Humboldt University - California State University/Summer Arts, Arcada CA Summer 1991, Jurored

Ralston Fine Arts Invitational Exhibit, Johnson City, TN, 12/89-1/90

Greeneville Arts Center, "Brewster, Dixon, Dyer & Slatton", Greeneville, TN 11/90

Lincoln Museum,   Lincoln Memorial University, Harrogate, TN, 12/89-2/90, solo

Cabaret VII, Johnson City Area Arts Council Jurored Exhibition, 3/90                  

Collective Visions Gallery, "Anthony, Dyer, & Smith"Kingsport, TN, 1/90

Brenau National Invitational, Breneau College, Gainesville, GA   11/89 , Jurored

Gallery, Jacksonville State Universiy , Jacksonville AL. 10/90, solo

First Tennessee JCAC Jurored Exhibition, Carroll Reece Museum, 5/89, Jurored

Dogwood Arts Festival, East Tennessee Historical Museum, Knoxville, TN, 4/89, Jurored

25th Annual First American Exhibit, Kingsport, TN, 4/89, Jurored

Greeneville Art Center, "5 Artists of East Tennessee", Greeneville, TN, 8/88

First Tennessee JCAC Jurored Exhibition, Carroll Reece Museum, 5/88, Jurored

Tempo Gallery,   Brooksville, FL, 4/88, solo

Watkins Institute of Art, Nashville, TN, 2/88, solo

Ralston Fine Arts Gallery,   Johnson City, TN, 12/87-1/88, solo

First Tennessee JCAC Jurored Exhibition, Carroll Reece Museum, 5/87, Jurored

Kingsport Fine Arts Center,   Kingsport, TN, 7/87, solo

Dabney S. Lancaster Community College, EAST TN TEN, Clifton Forge, VA, 5/87

Hazard Community College, EAST TN TEN, Hazard, KY, 3/87-4/87

Mayland Technical College, EAST TN TEN, Spruce Pine, NC, 10/86

First Tennessee JCAC Jurored Exhibition, Carroll Reece Museum, 5/86, Jurored

Wytheville Community College, EAST TN TEN, Wytheville, VA, 5/86-6/86

Cleveland State Community College, EAST TN TEN, Cleveland, TN, 4/86

Kudzu Queen Art Missionary, Haleyville, AL, 4/86, (International)

Catherine Smith Gallery, Invitational Exhibition of Figurative artist Appalachian State University, Boone, NC, 11/86, National Screening

Harding Mott Gallery, University of Michigan, Flint, MI, 11/85, National Screening

University of Tennessee Art & Architecture Gallery, "The Ribbon", Knoxville, TN, 11/85, National Screening

"The Ribbon", Nashville, TN, 10/85

"The Ribbon", Quillen Dishner College of Medicine Library, Johnson City, TN, 9/85-10/85

"The Ribbon", (Center for New Creation), Washington, DC, 8/85

The Alternative Biennial International Correspondence Art Exhibition, Nexus Contemporary Art Center, Atlanta, GA, 7/85

Celebration of Mother Earth, Slocumb Art Galleries, Johnson City, TN, 7/85 (International)

Museo Italo Americano, San Francisco "Democratic Convention in San Francisco" Exhibit, 1984 (International)

Dupont Galleries, Mary Washington College, Fredericksburg, VA, 9/84 solo

Tusculum College, Greeneville, TN, 12/83, solo

Slocumb Galleries, East Tennessee State University, Johnson City, TN, 10/83, solo

Kent Gallery, Radford University, Radford, VA, 5/83, solo

Artemis/Nazareth Gallery (Artists and Writers from the Blue Ridge), Roanoke,VA, 5/83 , Jurored

The Gallery, Roanoke City Library, Williamson Rd., Roanoke, VA, 3/83-4/83, solo

National Graduate Drawing Exhibit (Jurored), Allen Pribe Art Gallery, University of Wisconsin, Oshkosh, WI, 2/83, Jurored

Gallery 3 Invitational Artists Exhibit (Invitation to regional artists), Roanoke,VA, 1/83

Painter Gallery, Virginia Western Community College,   Roanoke, VA, 11/82                  

Roanoke Valley School of the Arts,   Roanoke, VA, 9/82-10/82 solo

Southwest Virginia 11, Fine Arts Center of the New River Valley, Dublin, VA,5/82

The Third City of Roanoke Art Exhibit (Jurored), Roanoke, VA, 5/82

2nd National Small Painting Exhibit (Jurored), Gallery North, Mount Clemens, MI, 11/75

The Art Center, Sioux Falls, SD, 4/75, Jurored

Hockaday Center for the Arts, Kalispell, MT, 3/75, Jurored

Civic Center Gallery, Fairbanks, AK, 2/75, Jurored

Consortium Library, University of Alaska, Anchorage, AK, 2/75, Jurored

Roanoke Museum of Fine Arts,   Roanoke, VA, 7/74, solo

Virginia Art Institute,   Charlottesville, VA, 1/74-2/74; 11/73 , solo

Sawhill Gallery, James Madison University, Harrisonburg, VA, Summer 1973;

Warren Campus Center, James Madison University, Harrisonburg, VA, 4/73, solo

Dupont Gallery, Washington & Lee University, Lexington, VA, 1/73, solo

The Gallery, Harrisonburg, VA, 2/73, solo

Area Photography Exhibit, Roanoke Museum of Fine Arts (Best in Show), 1973

Squires Art Gallery, Virginia Tech (Virginia Student Exhibit), Blacksburg, VA, 2/73-3/73, Jurored

Spring Film Festival, Hollins College, Hollins, VA, 3/72, Jurored

"Right on Invitational Exhibit", Genesis Gallery, Roanoke, VA, 1972, Jurored

Roanoke-Salem Plaza, 5/71 solo

Festival in the Park, Roanoke, VA, 6/70, Jurored

Heironimous Exhibit, Roanoke, VA, 2/73; 2/69, Jurored

EXHIBITIONS 2000 - 2012