1989-present: Owner, teacher, and printmaker at Atabeira Press
2018-present: Professor Emeritus, Memphis College of Art
2020-present: Printmaking instructor at the University of Memphis
1992-present: Organizational Committee, Works of Heart fundraising auction for Memphis Child Advocacy Center
2009-present: Committee member, Latino Art Center, Memphis
2019: Memphis Brooks Museum of Art, Docent lecturer on woodcut techniques and history; Memphis Brooks Museum of Art, Scholastics Juror, drawing
2018: Mentor Program participant, Southern Graphics International Conference, Las Vegas; University of Memphis visiting artist for the Here and Now project; Dixon Gallery and Garden, Memphis, demonstrated printmaking woodcut techniques and led special gallery tour during El Taller De Grafica Popular: Vida y Arte exhibit; Village Art Gallery, Memphis, assistant for the Eduin Fraga exhibition
1982-2018: Professor of Fine Arts, Memphis College of Art, Memphis Tennessee: Head of Printmaking; Chair of Fine Arts Department (2012-15)
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
RESIDENCY WITH PROYECTO ACE, Buenos Aires, Argentina, (2018)
AWAGAMI FACTORY PAPERMAKING WORKSHOP, Japan (2017)
NON-TOXIC INTAGLIO PRINTMAKING WORKSHOP with Henrik Boegh, Capileira, Spain (2008)
SOLAR PLATE WORKSHOP, Santa Reparata Graphic Arts Centre, Florence, Italy (2003, 2009)
BOOK ARTS with Mary Laird (2003)
SOLAR PLATE WORKSHOP with Dan Weldon
INNOVATIVE INTAGLIO PRINTMAKING WORKSHOP, Gracefield Arts Centre, Dumfries, Scotland (2001)
INTERNATIONAL NONTOXIC PRINTMAKING MASTER WORKSHOP, Fairview College, Alberta, Canada (1999)
McGEE/AQUA SCREEN SEMINAR, Workshop on water-based seriagraphic process, Milwaukee, Wis., (1986)
PRINTMAKING WORKSHOP, Vinalhaven, Maine. Master Lithography with Chris Ericson and Bookbinding with Peter Geraty (1985)
MEMPHIS COLLEGE OF ART, Continuing Education, Papermaking (1982), Book binding with Dolph Smith (1985, 1987, 1988)
2020: Southern Graphics Council International, San Juan, Puerto Rico
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
Awards, prizes, and grants
2018: Residency with Proyecto ACE, Buenos Aires, Argentina
2018: Accelerator award, ArtsMemphis
2018: Fogelman Fund Faculty Enrichment Award, Memphis College of Art, to attend residency at ACE Buenos Aires, Argentina
2018: Panton award to attend the SGCI, Las Vegas
2017: Fogelman Fund award for faculty enrichment for Awagami Papermaking Japan 2017
2017: Panton Award to attend the SGCI, Atlanta
2017: Nominated for Emmett O’Ryan Award for Artistic Inspiration, ArtsMemphis
2016: Fogelman Fund award for faculty enrichment, Collaboration Project with Indrani Nayar-Gall
2016: Panton Award to attend the SGCI, Portland Oregon
2015: Billboard art selection recognizing the artist, Crosstown Arts, Memphis TN 2015
2015: Panton award to attend the SGCI, San Francisco
2014: Panton award to attend the SGCI, Knoxville
2004, 2003, 2000, 1998, 1996: Faculty Enrichment Award, Memphis College of Art
1997: Juror's Special Mention, Pressed and Pulled VI, Georgia College & State University, Milledgeville, Georgia
1996: Prix de Dessin et Gravure, Salon International du Val d'Or a la Salle des Fetes d'Orval, France; Association Plastica Latina
1993: Screen Printing Association International Mentor Award