October 12, 1942
Tacoma, Washington


Post Graduate study:   Institute for Study of Instructional Development and Technology - Michigan State University,University of Michigan 1969-1970

Graduate study:    M. F. A. - Michigan State University, 1970

Under:Graduate study:  B. A. - Syracuse University, 1964


Metropolitan Museum of Art, Chicago Art Institute (reference library), Harvard Fine Arts Library
Walker Art Center, Arizona State University, Detroit Institute of Art, New Orleans Museum of Art
The Museum of Fine Arts - Houston, Honolulu Academy of Arts, Philadelphia Museum of Art, The University of Texas, Eccels Museum of Art - Utah State University, Atkins Museum of Fine Arts - Kansas City, Michigan State University, Swedish Hospital - Seattle, The Grand Rapids Art Museum, Nelson-Atkins Museum (Kansas City)
Cranbrook, Steelcase Corporation, Coopers and Lybrand, Grand Valley State University


Ford Motor Company, Michigan Consolidated Gas Company
Detroit Receiving Hospital/University Health Center, Harris Bank and Trust Company - Chicago
Howard Miller Clock Company, Butterworth Hospital
Cities of: Grand Rapids, MI; Lansing, MI; Grand Haven, MI; Winfield, IL; Janesville, WI
Frederick Meijer Botanical Gardens
University of San Francisco, Grand Valley State University
International Telephone and Telegraph, Interlochen National Arts Academy


Walter Wickiser Gallery (NYC), Annual Gallery Artists Show 2007-2013

2012 International Painting Competition (Ft. Lauderdale, Fl.)

2012 Valour Juried Painting Exhibition

2011 ART TORONTO (with Walter Wickiser Gallery NYC)

2011 ART Chicago May (with Walter Wickiser Gallery NYC)

2010 Art Miami (with Walter Wickiser Gallery NYC)

Walter Wickiser Gallery, 2010

Walter Wickiser Gallery, NYC 2008

Palm Beach International Biennale, 2006

2006 Marziart, Hamberg Germany

2005 Energy Gallery, Toronto,

Upstream People 7th Annual Painting, Drawing and Print International Online Juried Art Exhibition” 2005

Maryhill Museum of Art, Goldendale, Washington, 2004

Biennale Internazionale Dell'Arte Contemporanea, Florence, Italy, 2003

Westcott Bay Invitational, Roche Harbor, Washington 2003

Issaquah Invitational 2003, Issaquah, Washington, 2003

La Conner Washington 2003

Everett Center for the Arts 2003Sculpture 2000, Bellingham,

Washington, 199912th Annual Juried Outdoor Sculpture Exhibit, Lawrence, Kansas

1999 Meijer Botanical and Sculpture Gardens,

1997 "One Man Many Visions", August - October,

1997 The Grand Rapids Art Museum, "One Man Many Visions", August - October,

1997Mercer Island Sculpture Garden, 1996 -

1998Virtuosity,Art Communication International,

1996Pinson Fine Art, "The Real, The Unreal and The Surreal",

1995 QE2 cruise - Celebrity Artist, "Joseph Kinnebrew,

"A Selection of Paintings",

1993International Art Exposition, Osaka, Japan

1992The Architectural Institute of B.C., "Joseph Kinnebrew",

1987Detroit Institute of Arts, selections from Detroit Hospital Art Collection,

1984American Institute of Architects, Lansing, Michigan,

1982 "50 Most Significant Structures in Michigan"


Arts Communications International - CD “Finest Artists at the End of the Millennium” 1996
Guest Lecturer aboard QE2 cruises (3), November, 1993
Invited Participant in Smithsonian Archives of American Art Auction 1992
Salon International D'Art, International Art Poster Exhibition
Michigan Governors' Award (first recipient in sculpture)
National Endowment for the Arts, (largest grant to individual artist), 1973 & 1974








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