Education
1981 Barrow High School
1986 Western Oregon University
Bachelor of Science in Art, Minor in Computer Science

Work
1986 - 1989 Photographer/Darkroom Tech (B/W), St. Helens Chronicle, St Helens, Oregon
1986 - 1989 Darkroom Tech/Graphic Artist, The Nickel, Longview, Washington
1989 - 2006 Darkroom Tech/Graphic Artist, American Mail-Well Envelope Co, Milwaukie, Oregon
1992 - present Ex-officio Board member for Jensen Arctic Museum,
Western Oregon University, Monmouth, Oregon, Jim Birken (Reference)
2008 - present Tikigaq Volunteer Fire Dept, Pt. Hope, Alaska
2008 - 2010 Senior Van Driver, Pt. Hope, Alaska
2010 Acted in Everybody Loves Whales to be released in 2012, Name changed to "Big Miracle"
Board Member Arctic Slope World Services

Art Experience
1986 - present member of The Broadway Gallery, Longview, Washington
1998 Indian Art Northwest (Indian Fair and Market) Portland, Oregon, 1st Place Northwest Coast Masks
1999 Indian Art Northwest (Indian Fair and Market) Portland, Oregon, 1st Place Northwest Coast Masks
2000 Indian Art Northwest (Indian Fair and Market) Portland, Oregon, 1st Place Northwest Coast Masks
2000 Poster for Business Diversity Conference, New Orleans, Louisianna
2000 - 2001 International Snow Festival (Snow Carving) Sapporro, Japan
2001 Gathering of Indigenous Artist, Olympia, Washington
2002 8th Native American Fine Arts Invitational, Heard Museum, Phoenix, Arizona
2002 Cultural Edge, Lower Columbia College Gallery, Longview Washington
2002 Gathering of Indigenous Artist, Aotearoa, Wellington, New Zealand
2003 Lecture on Artwork, College of Art, Seattle, Washington
2004 Echo Project (Kalaina Exhibit), 3 Alaskan artists and 3 Hawaiian Artists, Bishop Museum, Honolulu, Hawaii
2005 Changing Hands: Art without Reservation 2, Museum of Art and Design, New York, 2005 Fire & Ice Exhibit, Art In the Iron Works Gallery, Hilo, Hawaii
2005 Alaska Native Heritage Center, residency carved whale effigy for front of umiak
2006 Institute of American Indian Arts, Relations Exhibit, Indigenous Dialogue, Santa Fe, New Mexico
2006 Pa’a Ka la’ a Exhibit, Bishop Museum, Honolulu, Hawaii
2004, 2005, 2006, 2007 Heard Indian Fair and Market, Heard Museum, Phoenix, Arizona
2008 Application for Heard Indian Fair and Market now reflects Hawaiian Artist eligible to participate (partially responsible for introduction)
2007 Anchorage Museum, Changing Hands: Art without Reservation 2
2007 Anchorage Museum, Arctic Spirit (Albrecht Collection)
2007 Member of the Alaska Native Art Foundation Gallery
2007 Qualify for Silver Hands endorsement (Alaska State Council on the Arts)
2008 - 2009 Mentor Artist at Two Spirits Gallery, Anchorage, Alaska
2009 Symposium at the Princeton University, Princeton, New Jersey
2010 Visit Pitt Rivers Museum to study Artifacts, Oxford University, Oxford, England Visit British Museum to study Artifacts, London, England with Author Tom Lowenstein discussing artifacts
2011 Snow Sculptures for Piuraagaaqta spring festival, Barrow, Alaska 
2011 Masks and Transformations, Alaska Native Art Foundation, Anchorage, Alaska
2011 Lecture at the Alaska Native Heritage Center for Stone Carving Workshop by Larry Ahvakana and Pat Stone, Anchorage, Alaska
2012 residency at Sheldon Jackson Museum, Sitka, Alaska, researching artifacts collected by Sheldon Jackson in Point Hope in 1891
2012 Continental biennale of Contemporary Native Arts, Mexico City, Mexico
2013 snow carving at the International Snow Festival, Sapporo, Japan
2014 lecture on Tikigaq and Art (Ancient and contemporary) ASRC Federal, Washington, DC
2015 exhibition at Haus zur Wildnis, Zwiesel, Bavarian Forest, Germany “Tikigaqmuit - Wie sind were wir waren” “Tikigaqmuit: We are who we were...”
2015 exhibition at “Er hangt iets in de Lucht”, Den Bosch, The Netherlands.
2016 part of permanent exhibit at Musee Boulogne-sur-mer, France "Alaska past and present"