San Francisco, United States
I grew up in a small New Jersey farming community at a time when the state still resembled its moniker, “The Garden State”. I studied at Parsons School of Design and received his BFA from NYU. Upon graduation I briefly worked for a major advertising agency but found the formula creative environment unsatisfying. I returned to the Jersey shore area and took a job in the display department of a small department store.
Like other artists of the period I enjoyed the dynamic environment of retail and advanced through several positions at R.H. Macy Co, finally moving to the San Francisco division where I became display director.
During the 1970s and 80s Macys California was noted for both ground breaking merchandising and its many exhibits of design and ethnic art. My participation in the creative team’s efforts afforded me the opportunity to travel widely.
In 1987 I formed Pacific Print Media to assist the burgeoning pool of entrepreneurs in Northern California with quality sales promot