January 1st 1963, Dhaka, Bangladesh




Tyler School of Art, Temple University, Elkins Park, PA

MFA: Metals/CAD/CAM/RP  1996

University of Washington, Seattle, WA
Post Baccalaureate: Metal Design  1992

Rhode Island School of Design, Providence Rhode Island
Post Baccalaureate: Jewelry and Light Metals  1991

Grinnell College, Grinnell, IA
BA: Philosophy  1984



Work History


Berkshire Hathaway Bowen Realty, Hagerstown MD 21795 (current)


Raymond Investments, LLC, Williamsport, MD, 2014 (current)
Real Estate Investor, sole proprietor

Hagerstown Community College, Hagerstown, MD, 2013
Peer Tutor (Writing/CAD/IST), Learning Support Center

E. Russell Hicks Middle School, Hagerstown, MD, 2013 r
AVID Tutor, Washington County Public Schools

Appalachian State University, Boone, NC, 1996 to 2013
Rank: Full Professor

Position: Metalsmithing and Jewelry Design Program Supervisor


BFA Program

Foundations Program

General Education

Arts Management Program

Internship Adviser for the in BFA Studio Art and the BS in Arts Management


Assistant Chair, Department of Art, College of Fine and Applied Arts, 2004-06

Art Accreditation Coordinator, 2002-13

Faculty Evaluation and Development, Provost Appointment, 2006-08

Faculty Senate Representative, College of Fine and Applied Arts, 1998 - 2004

University Research Council College of Fine and Applied Arts, 1998 - 2004

Curriculum Development

3D digital design/creation within the BFA Studio Degree Program, 2010

3D digital design/creation within the Foundations Program, 1999

Created Metalsmithing/Jewelry Design Area, BFA Degree Program, 1996





“Crafts National”

Mulvane Museum of Art, Washburn University, Topeka, KS, 2012

“Fine Contemporary Craft”
Art Space, Raleigh, NC 2011

“Out of the Board Room Into the Studio”

Center for Craft Creativity and Design, Hendersonville, NC 2010