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• EXHIBIT, Wagon Wheel Theater
, Winona Lake , IN"Carnival Sage: Concept drawings and storyboards". August-September.
• EXHIBIT, Grace College
, Winona Lake , IN"Faculty Exhibit ". March
• EXHIBIT, Purdue University Kosciusko
, Warsaw, IN, “The Art of Agriculture”, Traveling group exhibit. 2/3
• EXHIBIT, Town Hall Gallery
, Warsaw, INSolo Exhibit. April-May
• JUDGE, Indiana Arts Commission, Visual Arts Grants, Panel Review Committee
• ILLUSTRATE, Penguin Point, Mini comic "Adventures of Wally: Naming the Kids”, wrote, drew, inked, lettering, color
FreezeRay Poetry, Sequential Story published
 Forge: An Eclectic Modern Story, Culture and Art, Issue 11:2
• LIT MAGAZINE, Meat for Tea: The Valley Review, New Hampshire
• LIT MAGAZINE, Raven Chronicles
, Seattle, Washington. 2 digital images
• MEDIA, Times Union, "Art Display at City Hall Highlight's Swartzentruber's Varied Talents", by Darla MacCammon, 4/5/18

• EXHIBIT, Ballroom Gallery, Warsaw, IN. Group exhibit
• EXHIBIT, Grace College, Winona Lake, INFaculty exhibit
 IPFW Art Educators Exhibition, Fort Wayne, IN. Honorable Mention
• EXHIBIT, Warsaw Performing Art Center, Warsaw, IN. Illustration xhibit
• JUDGE, Lakeland Art Center, Warsaw, IN. Annual Juried Exhibition
 Driftwood Press, Cover art, "The Stand" story, and interview. Vol 4/Issue 4
driftwood literary magazine
• PUBLIC LECTURE, Lakeland Art Center, Warsaw, IN. Times Union, News Sentinel, Ink Free News, and The Paper. 5/22
artshow judge “Artist, Get Ready for Judgement Day” Prepare for a studio shake down. On May 22 at 7pm at Lakeland Art Center Don Swartzentruber, MFA will talk about the process of having your work scrutinized for art shows and portfolio reviews. Since 1993 Swartzentruber has helped thousands of students from IPFW, Grace College and Warsaw High School build portfolios. He did an internship at the Phyllis Kind Gallery in Chicago, was certified with “The Artist in Business” program at the University of Delaware and has juried the Village of Winona Art Fair, the Indiana Arts Commission, and other venues. He will be the guest judge for the Annual Lakeland Art Center Juried show this year. Swartzentruber studied animation at the Kubert School, Art Education at Grace College, and completed a Master of Fine Arts degree at Vermont College of Norwich University. His experiences in the art world range from painting exhibitions coast to coast, to illustration work on CDs and comics. He first discovered the joy of teaching as the Art Director at an east coast TV station. He is currently making art with the support of his third Indiana Arts Commission Grant. Do not bring your portfolios or artwork. Do bring a notebook and your questions. Join us for critical look at your studio practice and the artifacts you create. Lakeland Art Center and Gallery, 302 E Winona Ave, Warsaw, Indiana.

 Grace College, Winona Lake, IN. Faculty Exhibit
 Warsaw Performing Arts Center, Warsaw, IN. "Totem Triptych Collection
Indiana Art's Commission Grant, Publicity for Sermons collection.
• ILLUSTRATE, Penguin Point, Mini comic "Adventures of Wally”, wrote, drew, inked, lettering, color
• PUBLISHED, MennoFolk3: Puns, Riddles, Tales, Legends
, by Ervin Beck. Illustrated with Pop-Mennonite paintings

 The Journey of Mennonite Studies, Peer review publication from the University of Winnipeg, (cover image), Summer 2015. Academic peer review Mennonite journal. The forum is "Ex-Mennonite/Near Mennonite". It is published in cooperation with Canadian Mennonite University, the Manitoba Mennonite Historical Society the Centre for Mennonite Brethren Studies, Menno Simons College and Mennonite Heritage Centre. Summer
Grace College, Winona Lake, IN. Faculty exhibit
• EXHIBIT JUROR, Village of Winona Art Fair, Winona Lake, IN
• EXHIBIT, Rochester Contemporary Art Center,
Rochester, NY. "International Small Art Exhibit". 

Village of Winona Art Fair, Winona Lake, IN

Manufacturing Mennonites, by Janis Thiessen
• DISCUSSION GROUP, Theology Think Tank
, Lead from artist's home
Grace College, Winona Lake, IN. Faculty exhibit

• EXHIBIT, Kosciusko County Vistors Center, Warsaw , IN. "Caricature Portraits"

• WRITER, SchoolArts
, Davis Publications, "Fiscal Iconography. An art and economic interdisciplinary unit". January

, Six to twelve people met art arist home for discussions on art and culture, 2010-12
The Art Hospital, Bloomington, Indiana. Group exhibition. fall  
• MEDIA, Times Union, "Swartzentruber's 'Totem Triptch' Is the Art of the Game" by David Slone, Warsaw, IN. 5/28/10
• SHOW JUDGE, Village at Winona Art Festival, spring

ART JUDGE, Indiana Artisans Program, Panel Review Committee, 10/27-28/09
• EXHIBIT, Westerminister Hall-Grace College, Winona Lake, IN. "Art Gala ". Curator: David Grant 
• EXHIBIT, Warsaw Public Library, "Hometown Talent ". Curator: Risa Marks
• GRANT, Lilly Endowment Teacher Creativity Fellowship, “A Graphic Novella: Aretaics in Post-Modernity”, 128 out of 640 applicants

• EXHIBIT, Rodeheaver Auditorium, Grace College, Winona Lake, IN"Alumni Exhibit: Curator: Christi Ziebarth
• GRANT, Lilly Teacher's Creativity Fellowship, Individual Fellowship
• MEDIA, Duke Divinity School, Matt Hauger M.Div. Arts & Media lecture on history of Anabaptist/Mennonite art tradition used Pop-Mennonite 

• EXHIBIT, Sauder Visual Arts Center, Bluffton University, OH. "Pop-Mennonite"
• EXHIBIT,Warsaw Public Library, Warsaw IN. Small solo exhibit
The Spurios Fugitive Gallery, Southbend, IN. 3rd Annual group show.
New Horizon Church, Winona Lake, IN . "See the Need"
• EXHIBIT, The Spurios Fugitive Gallery,"Sideshow", solo exhibit, Southbend, IN
LIT MAGAZINE, Monsterbrains, Ed. Aeron Alfrey, June Issue
MEDIA, Marion Chronicle Tribune, "Name that logo: Companies create professional eye candy" by Sean F. Driscoll, Article about illustation for Monks Bros. 7/22/07
MEDIA, South Bend Tribune, Gillespie Evan, "Separing the Sideshow Icons: Artist depicts our cliched fantasies", South Bend, IN. 10/19/07
• MEDIA, Putnam County Sentinel, "Bluffton University to Host the Work of Swartzentruber", 9/26/07
• MEDIA, Bluffton News, "Pop-Mennonite show coming to BU's Albrecht Gallery", 8/16/07 
• MEDIA, Dream Seeker Magazine, "Pop Goes the Mennonite: Conversations with an Artist and His Work" by Sairs, Vicki, Article with seven images. Winter issue, Vol 7, No.1 Editor. Dr. Michael King, Publishing House, Telford, PA.
, "Views from the Sideshow" acrylic enamel on multiple tara cloth banners

Henry Chalise 2006, by New York poet John Sweet, Published by Disproductions, 2007 (cover and back) 
• EXHIBITION, Morpho Gallery, Chicago, IN. "Vision's of the Unknown", group exhibition. 4/21-5/6 
 Spurious Fugitive Gallery, South Bend, IN. "Paintings: A Group Exhibit" 4/5-30
, Lecture "Adonius Judson" for a extra curricular group.
, Ed. Gunnar Benediktsson, September Issue
Canadian Mennonite
, Vol.10, Number 10, May 15, 2006 "Disciplining the Church", (cover image)
• LIT MAGAZINE, Footsteps to Oxford
, Oxford, England. Ed. Trecia Murphy
• LIT MAGAZINE, Half Drunk Muse, Ed. Sarah Miller, 2006 
LIT MAGAZINE, The 2River View
, 10.4. Cover and 5 images, Summer
 LIT MAGAZINE, The Agonist: Thoughtful, Global, Timely
, Sean-Paul Kelley, Ed"Anti-Violence Images", San Antonio, TX. Feb. 4
LIT MAGAZINE, The Lampshade
, Chalise, Henry. Ed. , Issue six and seven. 2006
, Dallas, Texas, 2006 
Rhubarb, Winnipeg, MB, Canada, "Myths & Identities", (image on cover and pages 7,11,19-22,47). Spring
, Dave Pick, Ed. Birmingham, England. February Issue
 Wisconsin Review, University of Wisconsin Oshkosh (cover), Summer/06 Vol 40. Issue2. Art Ed. JP Knitt 
, Barfing Frog, "Beauté Bizarre", Interviewer C.B.Smith, Ed., Barfing Frog Press
 • MEDIA, South Bend Tribune, "In a word: Weird", Jeremy D Bonfiglio, South Bend, IN, D4, 8/13/06
Meeting with Lenny at Chicago Cultural Center, 7/5/06
WZRD 88.3 FM - Northeastern Illinois University, Chicago radio. Mihopoulos, Effie's interview with Don Swartzentruber and Chicago artist Danny Mansmith. Also WXAV 388.3 FM, aired 4/23/06

, Totem Triptychs

•  CRITIQUE, The Artcrit, Comments and Posting on critical blog, 2005-8 
, Winona Lake, IN, "Boarders"
• EXHIBIT, Goshen College
, "Pop-Mennonite", Sponsored by the Mennonite-Amish Museum Committee and the Mennonite Historical Library. 10/16-12/9
• GUEST SPEAKER, Chicago Community Mennonite Church

• LIT MAGAZINE, Indiana Review Magazine, Lea Ann Bigelow, (cover, p. 94-95,195-196), Summer
• LIT MAGAZINE, Sage of Consciousness, Michelle Williams, Ed., August Issue. 2005
• MEDIA, Alive, WPTA-TV 21, Hersha, Jane, Fort Wayne, IN, 7/14/05
• MEDIA, Canadian Mennonite, Waterloo, Ontario, Ilse E. Friesen, PhD. "Pop-Mennonite Surrealism", Vol 9, No. 10. 5/16/05
• MEDIA, The Goshen College Record
, Gallardo, Joanne. "From Looney Tunes to Menno Simons",Vol. 107 No.7 Goshen, IN, 10/20/05
• MEDIA, The Goshen News
, Goshen, IN, Jodi Beyeler, "Pop-Mennonite to premiere at Goshen College". 10/14/05
• MEDIA, The Sounding Board
, McClure, Matt. "Mennonite Art Display Depicts Rural Life in New Light", Winona Lake, IN. p.7, 11/7/05
• MEDIA, Times Union
, Smith, Teresa. "Swartzentruber's Latest Exhibit is 'Pop-Mennonite" . 1-A1 Cover,  Warsaw, IN, 10/31/05
• MEDIA, Mennonite (Weekly) World Review
, Newton, Kansas, Robert Rhodes, "Art's Oddity, A Critique of Old Order Culture", 7/1/05 p.14
• MEDIA, The Farmer's Exchange
, New Paris, IN, Andy Hughes, "Old Order Betty Boop to Debut at Goshen Exhibit", 8/23/05
• PUBLISHED, Brotherhood Beacon,
RBC, Cover art

• EXHIBIT, Midwest Museum of American Art, Elkhart, Indiana. Group show. 9-12
• EXHIBIT, Mathers Museum of World Cultures, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN. Several works exhibited in group show
• EXHIBIT, Turner Hall, Milwaukee, WI. "The Dossier Project", Collaboration
• EXHIBIT, Lakeland Art Center, Warsaw, IN. "Quadrants."
Fort Wayne Artist Guild, IN. 8-10. Portrait & Caricature. 2 hr
• GUEST SPEAKER, Midwest Scholars Conference, Indiana Wesleyan University,
Marion, IN. "An Apologetic for Visual Art"   12/14/04
Notre Dame Center for Ethics & Culture, Notre Dame, Indiana. Presented paper "Outside of Beautiful" at the conference "Epiphanies of Beauty: The Arts in a Post-Christian Culture". 11/18-20
 Indiana Review Magazine, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN (cover image, and essay)
• SELECT WORKS, Grotesque Pages: Artists’ Book, Pop-Mennonite artists book 

Grace College, Winona Lake, IN. "Faculty Exhibition"
• EXHIBITION, STUDIO 64 GALLERY, Valparaiso, IN. group, Cary Charles 
• EXHIBIT, Weaver Gallery, Bethel College, Mishawaka, IN. "Cross Country III". Juror: Mark Hilpert 
• GRANT, Indiana Arts Commission, Individual Artist's Grant, "Facing the Grotesque and the Sublime"
• GUEST SPEAKER, Grace Art Department, "Multiple Strands of Artistic Practice"
Fox 28 Wake Up, South Bend, IN. Reporters DuVal, Steve & Erika Edberg. 6/13/03—
• MEDIA, WSBT News 22
, South Bend, IN. Reporter Champlin, Clay. 6/14/03
Kickin’ Ennui, CD Cover, Full Bodied Hair Productions

• ADJUNCT, Grace Art Department, Winona Lake, IN, 2002 to present
• EXHIBITION, Midwest Museum of American Art, Elkhart, IN, "24th Annual". Jurors: Nick Antonakis and Joe Becherer 
• EXHIBITION, Arts Council Gallery 100, Cape Girardeau, MO, "Girardot National Exhibition", Juror: Jan Estep, Senior Editor of New Art Examiner 
• EXHIBITION, Calvin College, Grand Rapids, MI. Traveling show: "Ignite". Juror: Scott Canty 
• EXHIBITION, Long Beach Arts, Long Beach, CA. "98th National Open Exhibit". Juror: Joseph Van Hooten 
• EXHIBITION, Southbend Regional Museum of Art, South Bend, IN. "Cabaret Xcen*trick", Curator: Bill Tourtillotte 
• EXHIBITION, Montreat Conference Center, Montreat, NC, "Lament"
• EXHIBITION, The Center for Visual & Performing Arts, Munster, IN. Northern Indiana Arts Association
• GUEST SPEAKER, Indiana Art Education Association Conference, South Bend, IN, "Wanted: Art Teachers in their Studio"
• MEDIA, WTRC News Radio AM, Elkhart, IN, Allen Strike, 6/9/02
• PANEL JUDGE, Indiana Arts Commission, Awarded $61,000 to artists.
• PROJECTS, Wrote a book on caricature and portaiture, over 100 page draft. Abandoned project.
, Pop-Mennonite paintings 2002-2003 

• ADJUCT, Indiana Purdue University-Purdue Fort Wayne, IN. Adjunct Art, Foundational drawing, 8/01-02
• EXHIBIT, Artlink, Fort Wayne, IN. Group exhibit
• EXHIBIT, Indiana-Purdue Fort Wayne, Faculty exhibit
• EXHIBIT, Kutztown University, PA. "A Shrine for Healing: Responses to 9-11".  
• EXHIBIT, Southbend Regional Museum of Art, Warner Gallery, South Bend, IN. Cabaret Xcen*trick group exibit
• EXHIBIT, Indiana Purdue University-Purdue Fort Wayne, Fort Wayne, IN. "A Great Association", Art Department Faculty
• EXHIBIT, Lakeland Art Center, Warsaw, IN. "Totem Triptychs and Other Contemporary Work" 
• EXHIBIT, Warsaw Public Library, Warsaw, IN. "Retrospective."
• EXHIBIT, Sara Meltzer Gallery, New York, NY. "VISUAL AIDS: Post Cards from the Edge". Contributed work for HIV/AIDS charity exhibition. 
• EXHIBIT, Midwest Museum of American Art, Elkhart, IN. 23rd Annual group
• EXHIBIT, Union Street Gallery, Chicago Heights, IL. Group
• EXHIBIT, Limner Gallery, New York, NY. "Recent Work Showcase". Group
• EXHIBIT, Holter Museum of Art, Helena, MT. "ANA 30". "Ignite Group Show"  
• EXHIBIT, Hutington College, Huntington, IN. "Ignite Group Show" 
• EXHIBIT, Robert Wesleyan College, Rochester, NY. "Ignite Group Show" 
• EXHIBIT, Kansas Wesleyan University, Salina, KS. "Ignite Group Show"  
• EXHIBIT, Trinity Lutheran Church, Cleveland, OH. "Ignite Group Show" 
• EXHIBIT, Luther College, Decorah, IA. "Ignite Group Show" 
• FULBRIGHT EXCHANGE: Interviwed and accepted by the State Department and the Fulbright Committee to do a teacher exchange to London England. Passed on the exchange because of schedule conflicts.
• GRANT, Indiana Arts Commission, Individual Artist's Grant, "Pop-Mennonite"
• GUEST SPEAKER, Fundamental of Art Class, North Park University, Chicago, IL.
4/30/01, The Chicago Imagist Overfew
• MEDIA, Times Union, "Swartzentruber: Artist, Teacher and Friend." (Warsaw, IN, Dilling, Linda. 8/23/01  
—• MEDIA, The Paper, Seely, Jeri, ed. “Pop-Surreal Paintings on Display at LAC”. The Paper (Warsaw, IN) 7/28/01
• MEDIA, Times Union, Smith, Teresa. "Swartzentruber Imagination on Display." Times Union (Warsaw, IN). 1-A1 Cover Story, 8/4/01
, Rodeheaver Auditorium with Grace Community Orchestra, “Carnival of the Animals” Mural: Landscapes in Music. Terry Julien, Scott Holiday and Donf painted murals for the “Carnival of the Animals” as part of the program. 3/9-10/01
• TV APPEARANCE, “Open Studio” WNIT Public Television, Elkhart, IN. . Producer was Brenda Bowyer. 1/21/01

• EDUCATION, Vermont College f Norwich University, Montpelier, VT. MFA in Visual Art
• EXHIBIT, Clark Gallery at Honeywell Center, Wabash, IN. Solo Retrospective
• EXHIBIT, Concordia University, Mequon, WI. "Ignite" group show 
• EXHIBIT, Gallery W
, Sacramento, CA. "Ignite" group show
• EXHIBIT, Harding University, Searcy, AK. "Ignite" group show 
• EXHIBIT, Houghton College
, Houghton, NY. "Ignite" group show
Lincoln Center, Fort Collins, CO. "The Totem Triptychs."
• EXHIBIT, Midwest Musuem of American Art, Elkhart, IN. 22nd Annual
• EXHIBIT, Nicole Gallery, Chicago, IL. "Fra Angelico Art Foundation Exhibition".
• EXHIBIT, Northwestern College, Orange City, IA. "Ignite" group show
• EXHIBIT, St. Francis University, Ft. Wayne, IN. "What Art Teachers Do When They Are Not Teaching"  
• EXHIBIT, The Great Frameup, Birmingham, MI. "Ignite" group show  
SELECT IMAGES: Master and Beast, a Deity for Darwin, Paradise Lost, oil on linen, Afterlife, Mylar print, Compulsive, Mylar monotype

• EDUCATION, Chelich Studio Workshop, Hamond, IN, Studied composition
• EXHIBIT, Biolo University
, La Mirada, CA. "Ignite" group show
• EXHIBIT, Midwest Musuem of American Art, Elkhart, IN. 21st Annual
SELECT IMAGES, the Vomiting Hoarder, Daniel and the Stress Test, the Evolution of Man, Scapegoat Messiah: Sketch, the Skateboard Incident, Flesh of One Flesh, Gender Gap, Organically Entwined, Textured, oil on canvas, Carnivalesque collaboration with students

• EDUCATION, Vermont College of Norwich University, MFA, 1998-00   
• EXHIBIT, Art Space Lima,  Lima, OH. "Subtle Views" Group of four artists.
Delaware Art Museum, Wilmington, DE. Jurried Biennial.
Grace College, Winona Lake, IN. Alumni group invitational
• EXHIBIT, Midwest Museum of American Art, Elkhart, IN. "20th Annual"
Winona Lake Grace Brethren Church,  Winona Lake, IN. "Celebration of the Arts."
• SCHOLARSHIP, Vermont College of Norwich University, 1998-00
• SCHOLARSHIP, Target Teacher Scholarship, Regional Winner
SELECT IMAGES, Exorcism, the Martyr, Saul Eating a Christian Snack, Childish Anger, the Cutting Process, Frolic in Sodom, No More Blame, oil on masonite, Shishkebab Friendship, Reduction print, Snake Revival, serigraphy & prisma, Contemplating Suicide, oil on canvas,

• EXHIBIT, St. Francis University, Fort Wayne, IN. Three Rivers Jurried Exhibit
• GRANT, Lilly Teacher's Creativity Fellowship
, Individual Fellowship, Icon Ink Chant, 40 pages of sequential art 
Phyllis Kind Gallery, Chicago, IL. Management Internship Sponsored by Workforce Development, 11/17-23/97
• NOTE, Wrote business plan to open an art gallery. L.P.’s Used Furniture & Treasures, Butler, IN, Lorrinda Van Dyke kept 6 drawings and prints. Never paid or returned them.
• SELECTED WORK, Savannah Jesus & the Debutante

• FREELANCE, Persing Company
, Nappanee, IN. 50 black and white line drawings for manufacturing company’s catalog
• GRANT, Warsaw Community Foundation for Public Education, wrote for the Art Dept 
• MEDIA, Grace Magazine, "Easel Expressions" , Winona Lake, IN, Fall 96
SELECT IMAGES, Totem Triptychs, oil on panel, 6x8", 1996-98.
• WEBSITE, Purchased this domain and exhibited artwork online

Lakeland Art Center, Warsaw, IN. Two artist show w/ R. Davis.
• MEDIA, Tracks, Warsaw, IN, Fields, DeWitt. "Swartzentruber Draws His Way through Life".  5/20/95

• TEACH, The Freedom Academy
,  Kendallville, IN. Adult Ed Painting & Drawing
• TEACH, Warsaw Parks Department, Warsaw, IN. Adult painting & drawing
• TEACH, Ft Wayne Museum of Art, Fort Wayne, IN. Summer program Art Instructor 
• EDUCATION/EXHIBITION, Savannah College of Art & Design, GA, "Art Educator's Workshop Exhibition" 
, Lakeland Art Center, Warsaw, IN. "Faculty Exhibition"
• MEDIA, The Paper, Kopf, Sharon. "Swartzentruber Shares Love of Art with Students". Warsaw, IN, 2/16/94
• MURAL, Musicfest, Bethlehem, PA. "Invitational Mural Show". "Strange Polka"
SELECT IMAGES, Windmills of Zaanse Schans, Mylar monotype, Boxed Nudeacrylic on canvas, Migraine, oil on canvas, Studebaker Fountain, acrylic

EXHIBIT,Grace CollegeWinona Lake, IN. Senior showcase
• GRAPHIC DESIGN, Pursuit, music group, logo and tshirt
• GUEST TEACHER, Faith Academy, Manila, Philippines, week
• POSITION, Warsaw Community High School, IN. Secondary Art Instructor, 93-current
• SELECTED WORK, Riding at the Shore, Toys in the Attack (etching), Beast of Burden
• TEACH, Whites Institute, Wabash, IN. Summer Art Instructor. painting, 93-94 
• TEACH, Sacred Heart Catholic School, Warsaw, IN. After school art workshop coordinator and instructor 

• ILLUSTRATION: Schultzman Productions, Wooster, OH. A Walk Through History of Apple Creek. Illustrations for the video series
• MEDIA, Delaware State News, Milhoan, Cathy L. "Greenwood Artist has the State Fair Covered". Dover, DE. 1-A1 Cover story, 10/10/92
• SELECTED WORK, Seduction of the Bride (Printmaking) won best of show, B&W Stilllife, Boris Valaqueo replica,Tribal Triadic

• ILLUSTRATION: Delaware State Fair, Pigs on a Roller Coaster. Oil Painting
• MEDIA, Delaware State News, Cover story “Greenwood Artist Has the State Fair Covered” by Cathy Milhoan. 7/10/91
PUBLISHED IMAGE, Brotherhood Beacon. New Age Teacher: Vol.21, No.10 October. A Conservative Mennonite Conference Publication. Irwin, Ohio.
• SELECTED WORK, Death is Funny Thing (Embossing), Mephistopheles (Watercolor) 
• TEACH, Private classes, Illustration & Cartooning

• EDUCATION, University of Delaware, Wilmington, DE, "The Artist in Business" 
• EDUCATION, University of Delaware-Georgetown, DE, Gen ed, 1/90-6/90 
• EDUCATION, Rosedale Bible College, Irwin, OH
• EDUCATION, Grace College
, Winona Lake, IN. Art and Art Education
EXHIBIT, Grace College, Winona Lake, IN. "17th, 18th & 19th Annual". Best of Show and Best of Printmaking awards. 1990-94
GUEST SPEAKER, Seaford Art Club, Seaford, DE
ILLUSTRATION, Delaware State Fair, American Gothic Hogs, Watercolor & Ink.
• ILLUSTRATION, Heaven’s Metal Magazine, t-shirt design
Refuge Music Group, Shadow Wings, "Carry On". CD/LP/Cassette cover art 
NOTES, Chick Publications, Called by Jack Chick about doing art for them. Don didn't follow up
• SELECTED WORK, Focaccia Bread with Fruit, oil on canvas, Trials & Temptations, Watercolor, Vandalism, Art for Roger Martineze and Vengeance, Soft Rock Café: Sequential Art, Don’t Dance with the Devil in the Pale Moonlight, Sequential Art  
• SCHOLARSHIP, Grace College Art Talent Scholarship, 1990-93 
• SCHOLARSHIP, International Graphic Arts Trust Fund, 1990-94
STORYBOARD, Crossing Boarders film script
• TEACH, Private lessons,  9/90-94 
• WRITE, The Obligator, Short article, "A Good Answer", 5/31

ILLUSTRATION, Delaware State Fair, "Pigs at the Carrousel", Watercolor & Ink. “Delaware State Fair’s information brochure won award from a U.S & Canadian fair association representing over 3,5000 fairs and expositions...tied for 1st"
• ILLUSTRATION, Shadow Wings, Demo cassette cover
, Mercy, "Stop Running". Cassette cover art
• ILLUSTRATION, Pure Metal /Star Song,
Bride, "Silence is Madness". CD/LP/Cassette cover art, and T-shirt design
Urgent Message, Computer graphic. Cassette cover illustration
• MEDIA, AV Video: Production & Presentation Technology Magazine, "Art Gallery" Section. 9/89  
SELECT IMAGES, Brush Holder (stoneware). Torn Flesh: Letterhead. b/w line drawing

• EXHIBIT, Guzzo Gallery
, Mansfield, OH. Various group shows, 1988-89
ILLUSTRATION, Delaware State Fair, Driving to the Fair, Watercolor & Ink. brochure, replicated on billboard, posters, etc.
 Noteworthy Graphics, Mansfield, OH. Computer Animator, Illustrator and graphic designer. Smokey the Bear Vending machine design, LeGrande Video logo, Myer’s Pump company, Software: Lumina, Pagemaker, Crystal 3D,Logo Editor, 8/88-12/89
SELECT IMAGES, Sanctified, The Flirt, Bible drawings and watercolors 
First Church of Christ in Christian Union, Mansfield, OH. Youth Pastor, 10/88-11/89
• TEACH, Salisbury University, Salisbury, MD. Supervised graphic design internship

, Salisbury, MD. Stop-frame animation commercial
• CARICATURES, Hilyards Business Machines, Demonstraited equipment by drawing caricatures.
• ILLUSTRATION, The Milford Chronicle
, Milford landmarks illustrated
Delaware State News, Morgan, Donna. "Drawing Crowds.", Dover, DE, 7/23/87
• MEDIA, The Milford Chronicle, Paragraph and photo by Gwen Guerke, 7/87
• POSTION, WMDT-TV47,  (ABC/NBC), Salisbury, MD. Art Director. TV-Guide ads, display windows, story-boards, computer graphics, set designs and other responsibilities. 10/87-7/88
SELECT IMAGES, Conflict with Reality, Rain Dance, Crazy Mule…Not War Dance! Gag Cartoon, ink & brush, A Picture of Dorean Gray, Acrylic painting, Check Mate

• ANIMATION, Neil Enterprises
, Wayne, NJ. Painted animation cells for "Soccer: The New Game in Town", Staring Pelé
ILLUSTRATION, Rosedale Mennonite Missions, Program cover
• MEDIA, Christian Cartoonist and Illustrator, "Don Swartzentruber: The Start of a Career", Issue no.10. Ontario, Canada. Cover story, 8/86
• PUBLISHED, The Dracula Journal, cover illustration.   
SELECT IMAGES, Domestic Squabble, King & Queen of Spades,

• EDUCATION, Joe Kubert School
, Dover, NJ. Cinematic Animation Major, 9/85-5/87
• EDUCATION, Greenwood Mennonite School, Secondary graduation
• POSITION, Christian Light Publication
, Harrisonburg, PA. Regular Illustration work for Sunday-school quarterlies, 3/85-8/87 
• SCHOLARSHIP, Milton Swartzentruber Scholarship

• AWARDS, Mid-Atlatic Christian Schools Association, Senior High Arts Festival.
Superior award.
SELECT WORK, Caricatues of Charlie Daniels, Boxcar Willie, Shelly West, David Frizzell (All autographed by the musicians).
• ILLUSTRATION, The Milford Chronicle, Gag cartoons for newspaper

• BUSINESS OWNER, Caricature Sideshow
, Caricature Portrait Artist, Weekend and summer tours scheduled to entertain with caricatures for the following listed clients and festivals since age fifteen. Over 150 different companies and festival. 1983-current

• EDUCATION, Cartoonerama, with Leo Stoutsenberger
, The Milford Chronicle, Series of gag cartoons
SELECT WORK, Caricatures for yearbook (1982-85), drawings on Adam computer and later Apple IIe

• ILLUSTRATIONS, Milford LionClub Phone Directory, cover, $100 award

1978 Baptised, Greenwood Mennonite Church
1966 Born, Seaford, Sussex County, Delaware

• NOTICE, Prose and poetry is still being added to the "Totem Triptych." Writers should take a look.

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