1989-present: Owner and printmaker at Atabeira Press
2018-present: Professor Emeritus, Memphis College of Art
1982-2018: Professor of Fine Arts, Memphis College of Art, Memphis Tennessee: Head of Printmaking; Chair of Fine Arts Department (2012-15)
1992-present: Organizational Committee, Works of Heart fundraising auction for Memphis Child Advocacy Center
2009-present: Committee member, Latino Art Center, Memphis
2018: Mentor Program participant, Southern Graphics International Conference, Las Vegas
2016: Memphis Brooks Museum of Art docent lecture on printmaking techniques
2016: Collaboration project with Indrani Nayar-Gall; Visiting Artist and Lecturer at Normal Editions, Illinois State University
2015: Teachers Academy, Memphis College of Art; Summer Academy, Memphis College of Art; Visiting artist, Dixon Gallery and Gardens Summer program
2010-13: Member of Fine Arts Committee, Centro Cultural Latino, Memphis
2012: Mentor Program participant, Southern Graphics International Conference, New Orleans
2011: Visiting artist, Escuela de Artes Plasticas del Instituto de Cultura Puertorriqueña de Puerto Rico; Visiting artist, University of Bilbao, Spain
2010: Linocut workshop instructor, Dixon Gallery and Gardens; Brown Bag lecture, Dixon Gallery and Gardens
2002-09: Board member, Latino Memphis
2006: Collagraph workshop instructor, Memphis College of Art Continuing Education
2005: Visiting artist, Escuela de Artes Plasticas del Instituto de Cultura Puertorriqueña de Puerto Rico
2004, 2006: Docent training instructor, Memphis Brooks Museum of Art
2003: Taproots School of the Arts, Arts Works Program workshop guest artist, St. Louis, Mo.; Memphis City Schools Artist in Residence, Overton High School
2002: Taproots School of the Arts, workshops in monotype and collagraph
2001-2003: Memphis Arts Festival Arts in the Park, Arts Advisory Committee; Collegiate Press, Editorial Advisory Board; Taproots School of the Arts workshop on collagraph, St. Louis, Mo.
1999: Memphis Arts Festival Arts in the Park '99 Artists in Action program
1998: Memphis Arts Festival Arts in the Park '98 Artists in Action program; Memphis Brooks Museum of Art Workshop
1996: Collaboration, "Dancing in the Dirt," poem and print broadsides, with Kay Lindsey, Terry Chouinard and Joan Soppe.
1993-1995: Supervisor/Master Printer, Special Editions Project, Memphis College of Art Professional Press (1993, John Torina; 1994, Allison Smith; 1995, Remy Miller).
1995: Memphis Brooks Museum of Art. Led guided tours in Spanish for the Mexican Landscape exhibition.
1995-1996: Memphis City Schools Artist in Residence program at Overton High School
1993: Juror, 1994 Junior Mid-South Scholastic Art Awards sponsored by Brooks Museum League, Memphis Brooks Museum of Art
1992: Judge for Helen Keller Arts and Crafts Fair, Tuscumbia, Alabama
1991: Visiting Artist, Delta State University, Cleveland, Mississippi; Visiting Artist, San Jose State University, San Jose, Calif.
1986: Visiting Artist, Robert Blackburn's Printmaking Workshop, New York City; Master Printer collaborating with Daniela Brafman and Dolph Smith on book of prints and poetry, Memphis.
1979-1981: American Museum of Natural History, Education Department, New York City. Museum Instructor of Caribbean Pre-Columbian History through the Arts. Elementary/Junior High Program Coordinator.
1980: Board of Education, New York City. Artist-in-Residence program of District 6, Chapter 720 Bilingual Learning Center, PS 132. Devised and taught courses in academics through the arts.
1979-1980: Board of Education, New York City. Substitute teacher for elementary school.
1978-1979: Bilingual Bicultural Mini School, PS 83, New York City. Bilingual teacher, elementary school.
1977-1978: Glass Masters, Painting Department, New York City: Silkscreen on Glass.
1976: MFA internship: Assistant to Clare Romano. Exhibit caretaker for Professor Nan Benedict (Pratt Institute), Lotus Gallery, New York.
1975: Silkscreen assistant, exhibit poster for Erick Lluch "Nine Puerto Rican Artists" Museo del Barrio, New York. Art teacher, Ramon Power High School, San Juan, Puerto Rico
1974-1975: Ceramic teacher, Centro Nacional de las Artes, San Juan
1974: Assistant to Margot Lovejoy, printmaking class. Pratt Graphics Center, New York City.
Other Academic Experience
NON-TOXIC INTAGLIO PRINTMAKING WORKSHOP with Henrik Boegh, Capileira, Spain (2008)
SOLAR PLATE WORKSHOP, Santa Reparata Graphic Arts Centre, Florence, Italy (2003)
INNOVATIVE INTAGLIO PRINTMAKING WORKSHOP, Gracefield Arts Centre, Dumfries, Scotland (2001)
1999 INTERNATIONAL NONTOXIC PRINTMAKING MASTER WORKSHOP, Fairview College, Alberta, Canada
McGEE/AQUA SCREEN SEMINAR, Workshop on water-based seriagraphic process, Milwaukee, Wis., (1986)
PRINTMAKING WORKSHOP, Vinalhaven, Maine. Master Lithography Workshop with Chris Ericson and Book Binding Workshop with Peter Geraty (1985)
MEMPHIS COLLEGE OF ART, Continuing Education, Papermaking (1982), Book binding with Dolph Smith (1985, 1987, 1988)
Coming activities in 2018
Residency with Proyecto ACE, Buenos Aires, Argentina, June-July
9th International Print Biennial of Douro, Portugal, August-October
"La litografia en otros con-textos" exhibition at ACE Buenos Aires, Argentina, November
2016: Dog Stew the third Course, Coordinator Melanie Yazzie
2015: Mapping the Mississippi, Exchange Portfolio, Coordinator, Christine Powers Nowlin
2013: “Jornada” international exchange portfolio between Argentine and Puerto Rican printmakers, coordinator Maritza Dávila
2010: “Global Fusion” international exchange portfolio, coordinator Maritza Dávila, assistant Indrani Nayar Gall
2006: "Mind & Spirit" - Barbara Putnam, Sheila Pitt, Maritza Dávila coordinators SGCI
2005: "Empowering Images" - Barbara Putnam, Sheila Pitt, Maritza Dávila coordinators SGCI
2004: "Symbiosis" - Barbara Putnam, Sheila Pitt, Maritza Dávila; coordinators SGCI