Kansas City Art Institute, Bachelor of Fine Arts, 1961
Cranbrook Academy of Art, Master Program, 1961 – 1962
Wichita University, Master of Fine Arts, 1962-1963

Judge Juried Shows
1989                       City of Mesa Jurors award for “Highway Cowboy Chaps”, Mesa Arizona
1989                       Columbia Art League Sculptures Large and Small, Columbia Missouri
1989                       University of Missouri Faculty Exhibit, Columbia Missouri
1988                       Missouri State Fair – Best of Show and 2nd Prize, Sedalia Missouri
1988                       University of Missouri Faculty Exhibit, Columbia Missouri
1987                       14th Annual Toys Designed by Artist (International Event), The Arkansas Art Center
Little Rock, Arkansas
1986                       13th Annual Toys Designed by Artist (International Event), The Arkansas Art Center,
Little Rock Arkansas
1986                       28th Annual Delta Art Exhibition, The Arkansas Art Center, Little Rock Arkansas
1987                       Missouri State Fair, 1st prize, two honorable mentions
1987                       University of Missouri Faculty Exhibit, Columbia Missouri
1985                       Eighteenth Annual Print, Drawing and Crafts Exhibit, Little Rock Arkansas
1985                       Watercolor Missouri, Williams Wood College, Fulton Missouri
1981                       Appalachian National Drawing Competition, North Carolina
1980                       Missouri State Fair, 2nd Place, Sedalia Missouri
1979                       Missouri State Fair, 1st Place, Sedalia Missouri
1968                       Southern Association of Sculptures Inc. Traveling Exhibition
1968                       Art Associates Invitational Group Show, Columbia Missouri
1968                       Stephens College Christmas Show, Columbia Missouri
1966                       Alabama National Watercolor Show, Birmingham Alabama
1966                       Southern Sculpture The Arkansas Arts Center, Little Rock Arkansas
1965                       Art in Religion Today Independent Presbyterian Church, Birmingham Alabama
1963                       Art Directions Gallery Madison Gallery, New York New York
1963                       Old Testament National Art Competition – Purchase Prize “Paradise Lost” Painted Cast Lead Figures on Gold,  St Louis Missouri

Group Shows
1987                       Fish Show Annual Faculty Exhibition University of Missouri, Columbia Missouri
1985                       Annual University of Missouri Faculty Exhibit, Columbia Missouri
1985                       Mixed Media University of Missouri Fine Arts Gallery, Columbia Missouri
1985                       Faculty Exhibit University of Missouri Fine Arts Gallery, Columbia Missouri
1984-85                 Missouri at West Surrey, Central Missouri State University, Kansas City Missouri
1979-80                 J Hammond Gallery, Houston Texas
1979-80                 Columbia Art League, Columbia Missouri
1979-80                 The Walnuts Gallery, Philadelphia Pennsylvania
1979-80                 Zarricks Galleries, Farmington Connecticut

1981-82                University of Missouri Student Permanent Collection
1981-82                Art Graduate Traveling Show

2003                       “Captain Rhino’s Progress” Illustration
1982                       Missouri Folk – Their Creative Images
1972                       Film: S.P. Dinsmor Kansas Folk Artist Academic Support and Conference University of Missouri

1989                       “Gallery Talk” Williams Wood Fine Art Gallery
1988                       “How to make it as an Artist”, Kansas City Missouri
1987                       Drawing Workshop, Mexico Missouri
1986                       Slide Presentation and Workshop, Mexico Missouri
1986                       Acrylic and Oil, Warrensburg Missouri
1985                       Owensville Missouri
1985                       School of the Ozarks, Point Lookout Missouri
1985                       Watercolor Workshop, Warrensburg Missouri
1985-87                Missouri Traveling Childrens Art Show, Missouri Art Education Association
1984                       Brookfield Missouri
1984                       Warrensburg Missouri
1983-84                Art Exhibit of Children’s work from Columbia Public Schools

1989                       Chancellor’s Purchase Prize in Art for Undergraduates, Columbia Missouri
1986                       Annual Red Barn Art Exhibit, Kirksville Missouri
1979-80 Judge:    University of Central Missouri, Warrensburg Missouri
1979-80 Judge:    Jefferson City Missouri
1979-80 Judge:    Chillicothe Missouri

2016                       Selected Reproductions – The Blea Restaurant – Columbia MO
2016                       Selected Reproductions – Kaldi’s Coffee on the Plaza – Kansas City MO
2015                      Kansas Perspective – Ashby-Hodge American Gallery of Art – Fayette MO
2015                      Artrageous Weekends – Boone County Bank – Columbia MO
2015                      37 Days Until Spring Montminy Gallery – Columbia MO
2015                      Southern Illinois University Edwardsville – Edwardsville IL
2014                      The Gogh-Getters Selected works of James J. Froese – Edwardsville IL
2014-2105            Selected works at Broadway Brewery – Columbia Missouri
2013                      Friends of Art – Art Auction Southern Illinois University Edwardsville
2013-2015            Lakota Coffee Shop Exhibit
2013                       Artragious Night – Broadway Brewery Columbia Missouri
2013                       Friends of Art – Art Auction Southern Illinois University Edwardsville
2013                       Lakota Coffee Shop Exhibit
2013                       Memorial Art Show Montminy Art Gallery, Columbia Missouri
2013                       Abigal’s Art Show Rocheport Missouri
2013                       Public School Silent Auction – Missouri Theatre, Columbia Missouri
1990                       Nebo Gallery, Rocheport Missouri
1989                       Williams Woods, Fulton Missouri
1987                       Columbia Art League, Columbia Missouri
1984                       University of Minnesota
1981-82                 Community Center (Peoples Place) Chillicothe Missouri
1979-88                 Geneva Gallery, Ouray Colorado
1979-80                 Mineral Area Junior College, Park Hills Missouri
1979-80                 Southeast Missouri State Kent Library, Springfield Missouri
1968                       Columbia Missouri Art Association Invitational Group, Columbia Missouri
1968                       Stephens College Christmas Show, Columbia, Missouri
1968                       Southern Association of Sculptures, Inc. Travelling Exhibition
1967                       Field Sculpture with Discarded Materials: Service Men’s Club, Port McClellan, Alabama
1967                       28th Annual Watercolor Competition, Birmingham, Alabama
1967                       Eighth Hunter Gallery Annual, Chattanooga, Tennessee
1967                       57th National Oil Painting Exhibition, Jackson, Mississippi
1967                       Summer Invitational Exhibition Nelson Aitkins Museum, Kansas City, Missouri
1967                       Arts Festival Chillicothe, Missouri
1966                       Alabama National Watercolor Show, Birmingham, Alabama
1966                       Southern Association of Sculpture Travelling Exhibition, Southern United States
1966                       The Birmingham Religious Exhibition Birmingham, Alabama
1966                       The Artists Choice Nelson Atkins Museum Sales and Rental, Kansas City, Missouri
1964 – 1967          Nelson Atkins Museum of Art Kansas City, Missouri Sales and Rental Gallery, Kansas City, Missouri
1964-1965            Little Gallery Frame Shop, Kansas City, Missouri
1964                       Alabama National Watercolor Show Birmingham, Alabama
1964                       Madison Gallery Quarterly Exhibit, New York, New York
1964                       University of Wichita One Man Show Wichita, Kansas
1963                       The Sixth Annual Old Testament national Art Competition, St. Louis, Missouri
1963                       Mid-American Annual Kansas City, Missouri
1963                       Wichita Ninth Annual Art Exhibit, Wichita, Kansas
1962                       Cranbrook Academy of Art Museum Summer Show, Bloomfield Hills, Michigan
1959-1961             Kansas City Art Institution, Student Summer Shows, Kansas City Missouri

Selected Collections
Works held in private collections throughout the United States.

Selected Grants/Awards / Honors
1966 – 1968          Professor of Art, Jacksonville State University, Jacksonville Alabama
1968 – 1992          Professor of Art, University of Missouri, Columbia Missouri
1963                        Ford Foundation Purchase Award Honorable Mention
1963                        St. Louis, Missouri – First prize in sculpture, Purchase Award
Exhibited alongside Salvador Dali in a juried art show
Apprentice to Thomas Hart Benton while at the Kansas City Art Institute