Teaching Positions

1995 to current    Columbia College, Chicago   Adjunct Faculty     Currently teach  Beginning Black and White photography, and Darkroom Dynamics. Provide instruction in film and darkroom camera use, processing film, printing contact sheets and negatives, alternative printing, experimental and collage methods, and presentation of work.  Work the equipment cage, set up darkroom chemistry. Conduct all demos., design quizes and read papers, deliver DVD, PowerPoint, and slide presentations, lead individual and group critiques. I record attendance and grades. Served as coordinator for annual freshmen photo. show. Supervised dozens of class visits to museums, galleries, and art spaces for “Photo. in Chicago Now!” Served on under and graduate critique panels. Taught screen based digital photography class using "Lightroom."  Taught  Color Photo. and Experimental Techniques classes.  Worked student registration.  I've taught in the High School Summer Institute program for 15 summers.

2006 to 2009       College of Lake County, Grayslake, Il.     Adjunct   Taught beginning black and white photography. Taught camera instruction, processing film, printing negatives, presentation of work, lead critiques, record grades.  See Columbia College Chicago for identical classroom responsibilities.

1994 to 2005       McHenry County College, Crystal Lake, Il.    Adjunct    Taught beginning and independent studies of black and white photography. See Columbia College Chicago for identical classroom responsibilities.

1997 to 1999       Harold Washington College, Chicago   Lecturer in Art    Taught beginning, advanced, independent studies, and continuing education classes of black and white   photo.  Substitute lecturer for numerous art history and studio art classes. See Columbia College Chicago for identical classroom responsibilities.

1996 to 1997       Moraine Valley Community College, Palos Hills, Il.   Photography Instructor   Taught black and white photo. to beginners and advanced students.  See Columbia College Chicago for identical classroom responsibilities.  

1992 to 1993       Milwaukee Institute of Art and Design, Milwaukee, Wi.   Photography Instructor Responsible for teaching beginning college level introductory skills of black and white photo. Created lesson plan, followed syllabus.  See Columbia College Chicago for identical classroom responsibilities.

1989 to 1990      Morton College, Cicero, Il.  Visiting lecturer and substitute photography instructor

 Graduate and Undergrad Teaching Assistant-ships in photography

 School of the Art Institute of Chicago                                             Philadelphia College of Art

1992      TA with Tom Petrillo for beginning b/w photo class          1980      TA with Jack Carnell

1991      TA with Fred Endsley for non-silver class                          1979      TA with Tom Porett  

1990      TA with Barbara Crane for non-silver class

1990      TA with Silvia Malagrino for beginning b/w photo class