I have been working in the lighting industry for over 20 years. The majority of which I have been
designing residential and contract lighting fixtures. For several years I have focused on large scale
custom lighting installations. I have designed for, Hubbardton Forge, Sonneman, Stiffel and Waterford
Wedgwood. I have won three consecutive IIDA/HD awards for lighting fixture design. In this time, I
have come to know lighting from both the end user's perspective as well as the manufacturer's
perspective. This dual perspective allows me to interact with both the customer and lighting companies
with an intrinsic knowledge of the larger picture and see things from the other's point of view.
I view lighting as a sculptural medium with the ability to define and enhance a person's spatial
experience. Light can be functional on one hand but also romantic and soothing on the other. As a
lighting consultant, I enjoy working with my clients to create lighting experiences that are pragmatic,
exciting and affordable.
I received my BFA in sculpture from Cornell University with a heavy concentrations of Engineering
and Architecture. I am now blending all these disciplines together to create unique illuminated