Performed in the Cruise Industry for over 10 years
Celebrity Cruise Lines,
Holland America Cruises,
Louis Hellenic Cruises,
American West Steamship Co.
Performed at the major hotels
Performed with Paul Horn & Guitar Shorty
Opened for Bruce Hornsby & Thomas Dolby
Performed on Main Stage for Holland America
Performed on national ads for Nike, Frutopia, Samual Adams, etc.
Played in lots of Portland bands. By age 15, his bands had opened forThe Shangri-Las, Gary Lewis & The Playboys, The Beau Brummels.
Wrote a music column for years & years in a Portland magazine called The Downtowner, interviewing Billy Joel, Frank Zappa, Iggy Pop, Rick Nelson, K.D. Lang, Larry Flynt, Gore Vidal, among others
Recorded first solo CD, ART TAKES A HOLIDAY in 1989, with guitarist,Marlon McClain (Pleasure & The Gap Band) co-producing. It received airplay in over 200 stations
Began playing solo gigs as Art Carnage, pioneering the electronic one-man band concept in the Portland, Oregon area. Opened for Bruce Hornsby and Thomas Dolby as well as popular local acts, Dan Reed Network and Shock.
Recorded the CD, EYE ON THE WORLD, as part of The Brothers Of Baladi with producer, Michael Shrieve, one time drummer of Santana