AWG (Moberly, MO) grew up in St. Louis, MO, and earned his MFA from Indiana University Bloomington in 2005. He has exhibited in various national and international exhibitions including those at venues such as the Clemson National Print and Drawing Exhibit, Clemson, SC; Edinboro National Printmaking Competition, Edinboro University, Edinboro; and International Print Center New York, Global Matrix IV: An International Printmaking Exhibition, Robert L. Ringel Gallery, Stewart Center and Fountain Gallery, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN. His works are part of multiple collections including the city of Columbia, MO; Lonsford Collection, Purdue University; National Taiwan Museum of Fine Arts, Taichung City, Taiwan; and the NBC MESHTECH Corporation, Tokyo, Japan. He is currently an Assistant Professor of Art at Moberly Area Community College, Moberly, MO, and Gallery Director for their Evelyn E. Jorgenson Gallery.