Alan is a graduate of the Art Institute of Pittsburgh.  He has worked in the art and advertising profession most of his life and has been recognized for excellence in art competition and in the Addy awards.  Alan has also owned four different businesses.  He grew up in Pittsburgh PA, lived in Shreveport LA for many years before moving to Florida in 1984.  Now as a full time artist, his technique and style continue to evolve. 
In Nov. 2013 Alan's painting "Polo Rumble" was selected by the International Polo Club of Palm Beach for their 2014 Commemorative Poster Competition above the other national and international entries.  His work has been shown in galleries in Charleston SC, Beaufort SC, Tarpon Springs FL and St Petersburg FL.
Alan has taken several humanitarian mission trips to Haiti, Jamaica, and other Caribbean Islands.  He has a strong faith in God and believes his artistic talent is a blessing from the Lord.