Cruisin’ the Fossil Coastline
Designed and built in collaboration with the Anchorage Museum, the show opened in late 2017 and ran for a year. It then traveled on to the Oakland Museum running until March 17 of 2019. It will then journey north to the Alaska State Museum in Juneau for the summer of 2019.
The Buzz Saw Sharks of Long Ago
“The Buzz Saw Sharks of Long Ago” touring museum exhibit created in 2013 in collaboration with the Idaho Museum of Natural History. The show has traveled to IMNH, Pocatello, ID, Point Defiance Zoo and Aquarium, Tacoma, WA, SeaLife Center, Seward, AK, Oregon Museum of Natural and Cultural History, Eugene, OR, High Desert Museum, Bend, OR, Museum of the Earth, Ithaca, NY, Texas Memorial Museum, Austin
Cruisin’ the Fossil Freeway
“Cruisin’ the Fossil Freeway” created in 2009 with the Burke Museum Seattle, WA, Touring venues for the traveling version of the exhibit: The Burke Museum, Seattle, WA, the Putnam Museum, Davenport, IA, Academy of Natural Sciences, Philadelphia, PA, Paleontological Research Institution, Ithaca, NY, Museum of the Gulf Coast, Port Arthur, TX, Florida Museum of Natural History, Gainesville, FL, Michigan State University Museum, East Lansing, MI, Washakie Museum and Cultural Center, Worland, WY, Museum of Natural and Cultural History, Eugene, OR, Hastings Museum, Hastings, NE, Georgia College Museum, Milledgeville, GA, Schiele Museum of Natural History, Gastonia, SC
Amazon Voyage: Vicious Fishes and Other Riches
I acted as the art director for the Miami Museum of Science’s NSF funded nationally touring exhibit “Amazon Voyage: Vicious Fishes and Other Riches”. Venues included : Miami Museum of Science, Smithsonian Institution International Gallery, Carnegie Museum of Natural History,Denver Museum of Nature and Science, New York Hall of Science, Space Center Houston, Louisville Science Center, Virginia Living Museum, Royal Botanical Gardens Ontario., Canada, Oregon Museum of Science and Industry, Portland, Oregon, Horniman Museum and Gardens, London, England.
Dancing to the Fossil Record
Nationally touring exhibit, “Dancing to the Fossil Record”, organized and sponsored by the California Academy of Sciences, San Francisco, CA.Venues and show titles: 1999: Denver Museum of Natural History, Denver, CO, “Cruising the Fossil Freeway”, 1998: Academy of Natural Sciences, Philadelphia, PA, “Dancing to the Fossil Record”, 1996: Oregon Coast Aquarium, Newport, OR., “Fossils, Fins and Fangs”, 1995: California Academy of Sciences, San Francisco, CA,“Dancing to the Fossil Record”, 1994: “Planet Ocean”, Burke Museum, Seattle, WA
Sharkabet: a Sea of Sharks from A to Z
A nationally touring exhibit based on the book of the same name. Venues included: 2005, Alaska State Museum, Juneau, 2005, Miami Museum of Science. 2004, Museum of the Rockies, Bozeman, Montana 2003, Ketchikan Museum, Ketchikan, AK, 2003, Mesa Southwest Museum, Mesa, Arizona 2002, Seattle Aquarium, Seattle, Washington 2002, Anchorage Museum of History and Art, Anchorage, Alaska, 2001, Science Museum of Minnesota, St. Paul, Minnesota, 2004-6, Monterey Bay Aquarium, Monterey, CA, part of ‘Sharks : Myth and Mystery’ show, Cleveland Museum of Natural History, Cleveland, OH, Calvert Marine Museum, Solomons, MD
I’ve been lucky enough to work with numerous talented artists over the years, painting on-the-spot improvisational murals, or working with volunteers to do large projection paintings as well as various other large scale works. It’s an honor and a privilege to say the least, working with such talented folks. It’s humbling to be working with talents like Memo Jauregui, Roberto Salas, Dave Rubin, Donnie Varnell, Gary Staab and Terry Pyles. And then there’s the Ratfish Wranglers…
Here are a few smaller exhibits and side projects, including the Blue Seas, Green Seas mural and exhibit, a special ‘Saber Toothed’ salmon museum installation, snowboards, painted floors and the “Prairie Ocean” show in Lindsborg, Kansas.