Is a former US Marine, retired Corrections Officer and Military Reenactor. Art has been a Historical Advisor and has appeared in film and documentaries. He has most recently appeared in The 24th 2020 and co-produced Serving for Justice 2020. Art has appeared in: America's First D-Day 2014, Civil War Gold National Geographic 2013, Wereth 11 2010, consultant to : Inside Buffalo 2009, Slavery and the Making of America, 2005 and acted as a WWII Historical Advisor for Miracle at St. Anna 2004.
Art is the Historical and Technical Director for Ebony Doughboys Productions, the only media company dedicated in telling the stories of African American soldiers that have fought in America's wars during its segregated period. Having worked with organizations such as The New-York Historical Society, Tennessee State Parks Council, The Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Museum NY and The US. Department of State Brussels Belgium.
Being a trained economist and former U.S. history teacher, he has written for diverse publications from Euromoney to Sea History Magazine. He serves as Director of Development and Education for Ebony Doughboys the only educational organization devoted to sharing the African American soldier narrative having worked with organizations and agencies as diverse as the New-York Historical and Delaware Historical Society; Tennessee State Parks Council, including the State Department's Embassy in Brussels. Serving for Justice: The Story of the 333rd Field Artillery Battalion is his first co-produced media production which reminds us of what it took, during and after World War II, to make America better.