Professional Experience

Erickson Protective Coatings
Suburban Twin Cites and regional

Commercial custom painter and finisher on exceptional showcase homes, new construction -residential and commercial properties, and exterior restorations. (Zolatone, Sikkens, faux finishes)


Perfect Touch Painting
Suburban Twin Cites

Supervisor and Foreman of painting and staining on new construction, commercial and residential properties, single family homes and new developments.


1995- 2002
Norris Construction and Contracting
Twin Cities

Full service contracting, remodeling, renovation and restoration of private residences and custom office interiors. Services included built-ins and custom furniture.


Restoration and Custom Furniture

Select Frank Lloyd Wright designed furniture as well as restoration and reproduction of Arts & Crafts designs by Gustav Stickley, L&JG Stickley and others for private homeowners. Work also includes various commissions for the interior design trade.


Willey House – Minneapolis, Minnesota

Directed the museum-quality, historical restoration of the Frank Lloyd Wright designed Willey House. Responsible for managing the process as well as doing most of the work: restoring the mechanical systems, all interior and exterior finishes, structural repair, rebuilding the original kitchen, interpreting and constructing the un-built designs for the house and all furniture. Abandoned for over 7 years, the house topped the Ten Most Endangered List of the Preservation Alliance of Minnesota just prior to the multi-award-winning restoration.

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Jack Lamberson House – Oskaloosa, Iowa

Ongoing interior restoration and construction of all furnishings designed for this 1948 Frank Lloyd Wright Usonian.


Lippencott House – Minneapolis, Minnesota

Exterior restoration work on the modernist residence designed in 1938 by Lisl Close.


American Systems Built Homes on Burnham Street – Milwaukee, Wisconsin

Commissioned by Wright in Wisconsin to build Taliesin Table lamps for the restored Burnham Street homes.