Syracuse University School of Architecture New York USA '87 - '91
Co-Founder: Romulus Entertainment and New Machine Publishing Computer Companies California USA '91 - 95
Co-Founder: Candle Opera- Colorado Candlemakers and the TeRF studio art gallery Colorado USA '95 - 99
Self Employed Sculptor, Builder and Various Disciplines USA West Indies United Kingdom Spain '95 - 2015
Education: 1987-1991 Syracuse University School of Architecture
Five year architecture program under the direction of Dean Werner Seligman. Bauhaus and modern influenced school. The work of LeCorbusier and the other moderns was intensely studied. Syracuse was respected for a curriculum that balanced strong structural engineering and environmental control systems with architectural spacial theory, history and philosophy.
Independent studies with Kermit Lee Jr., FAIA, founder of the company Energenesis. Included work on recycling and renewable energy resources.
1991-1995: Co-founder, Romulus Entertainment and New Machine Publishing Computer Companies, Los Angeles, California.
1995-1999: Co-founder, Candle Opera, Colorado Candlemakers and The terf Studio, Boulder, Colorado. Self employed Sculptor.
Volunteer work, Sea Shepherd Conservation Society, Caribbean, Galapagos and other Environmental pursuits:
2004, EAG, Environmental Awareness Group, Antigua,
Radio tracked tagged Antigua Racer Snakes on offshore island in the north sound of Antigua for monitoring purposes. Successfully tracked one out of six large adults that were part of the temporary monitoring program. The
2002, SOS, Save Our Seaturtles and ET, Environment
Night beach patrols with SOS for the protection of the
Assisted ET in the organization and execution of the Kilgwyn Swamp Cleanup in
2000, Sea Shepherd Conservation Society International
Sailed with Captain Paul Watson on Sea Shepherd’s flagship from April to October on Galapagos campaign.
Galapagos Campaign Itinerary:
St. Lucia- Exposure of illegal whaling. Included filming fishing activities for press submittal and open water zodiac encounters with whalers.
Tobago- Open water zodiac captaining to deliver goods and personnel to remote beaches for night time turtle patrols.
Panama Canal crossing,
Galapagos Islands- Delivered goods and services to
1993-5, Los Angeles Sea Lion Rescue
NAUI certified in
1995-2000 theTeRFstudio Boulder, Colorado, USA
2001-2 Kariwak Village Tobago West Indies
2003 Fine Art Framing Antigua West Indies
2003-4 Harmony Hall Antigua West Indies
2004-5 New Arts Gallery Connecticut USA
2005 Sunlee Gallery Uppingham UK
2006 Hudson River Museum New York USA
2007-8 John Bloxham Gallery London UK
In addition to my formal architectural education I have considerable practical building experience working for my family's building company, Over Mountain Builders, who specialize in quality, light wood frame construction and carpentry. I have designed and completed full sets of drawings for two existing homes in the Northeastern US, including my family residence built in 2000 (photo right), and have participated in the renovation/construction of many other homes and barns from foundation to finish work. Most recently, the renovation of my Grade II listed cottage in North Wales has familiarized me with stone construction and its particular environmental attributes.
I grew up deer hunting with my father in the north eastern