Master student in book design and calligraphy under Friedrich Neugebauer at the Hochschule für künstlerische und industrielle Gestaltung, Linz, Austria (1976–77)
Studies at New England School of Photography (1973–74)
Studies at Boston Architectural Center (1972–73)
B.A. in Humanities, Shimer College, Mount Carroll, Illinois (1972)
Certificat d'Etudes Françaises, Premier Degré, Université de Grenoble, France (1969)
Diploma, Phillips Exeter Academy, Exeter, New Hampshire (1967)
Art Institute of Boston (calligraphy, principles of design)
Center for Creative Imaging, Camden, Maine (graphic design, book design)
Maine Media Workshops, Rockport, Maine (book design)
Northeastern University, Boston (calligraphy, photography)
Rochester Institute of Technology (visiting lecturer in graphic design)
University of Southern Maine (photography)
Visiting artist at schools in Maine and New Hampshire
Westbrook College, Maine (calligraphy, principles of design)
Fluent French; familiarity with German, and minimal Italian and Modern Greek. I have typeset a number of books in French and am completely comfortable operating in that language.
• L. L. Bean, Inc.: Outdoor Sporting Specialties (L. L. Bean, 2002). Expanded edition of illustrated corporate history compiled for Bean's 90th anniversary, co-edited with William David Barry.
• “The World According to Foster” (DownEast, March 1989) with William David Barry.
• Congress Street (Greater Portland Landmarks, 1988). Photographic study of building façades and street corridor along the principal street of Maine's largest city (funded by UDAG).
• L. L. Bean, Inc.: Outdoor Sporting Specialties (L. L. Bean, 1987). Illustrated corporate history compiled for Bean's 75th anniversary, co-edited with William David Barry.
• Friedrich Neugebauer, The Mystic Art of Written Forms (Neugebauer Press, Salzburg–London–Boston, 1980). Translation of a calligraphy and design textbook from German into English.
Awards and Honors
2007 Leab Award, American Library Association
2006 New York Book Show, Merit Award
2001–2004 Trustee, Conway Public Library
2001–2004 Member, Building Committee, Conway Public Library
1992–1996 Member, Design Arts Panel, Maine Arts Commission
1992 Stephen Harvard Prize for Excellence in the Book Arts (honored for two projects)
1992 Winner in Professional Books Category, New England Book Show
1991 Winner in Professional Books Category, New England Book Show
1990 Judge, New England Book Show
1985 American Library Association (Notable Books of 1985)
1985 Maine Biennial of Photography
1985 Best of Show, Broderson Awards, Portland (for typography)
1984 Silver Award, Package Design, Broderson Awards, Portland
1982 Print Magazine's Design Annual
1982 Hatch Merit Award, Advertising Club of Boston
Addison-Wesley, Allyn and Bacon, The Baxter Society of Maine, L. L. Bean, The Boston Athenæum, Folger Shakespeare Library, David R. Godine, The Grolier Club, Harp Publications, Heinle & Heinle, Jones and Bartlett, Maine Historical Society, Mount Washington Observatory, National Center for the Study of History, National Science Foundation, Old York Historical Society, Pomme Press, Popol Vuh Museum (Guatemala), Sandwich Publications, The Serenus Press, Simon and Schuster, Smith College Museum of Art, Tidal Press, The Uphill House.
Graphic Design and Photography Clients
Abbott Capital Management, Acorn Structures, Albany Records, Antiques Magazine, The Athenæum of Philadelphia, L. L. Bean, The Boston Athenæum, Center for Creative Imaging, Dana Cunningham, Eastman Kodak, D. L. Geary Brewing Company, Harvard Business Review, Hill & Barlow, Jim Kempner Fine Art, Maine Potato Board, Miller Block Gallery, Mount Washington Observatory, National Governors' Association, New England Audio Resource, Outward Bound, Phillips Exeter Academy, Portland Photographics, The Portland String Quartet, Smith College, Stanalog Audio Imports, Transparent Audio, Upper Saco Valley Land Trust.
Acorn Structures, G. H. Bass, L. L. Bean, Boston College Law School, Cole-Haan, Harvard Medical School, Mount Washington Observatory, Phillips–Van Heusen. In collaboration with Anita Olds: Alberta Children's Hospital, Children's Hospital National Medical Center (Washington, D.C.), A. I. duPont Institute, Los Angeles Children's Museum, Rhode Island Hospital.