Education: Received a Bachelor of Science Degree in Merchandising, Interior and Fashion Design from the Indiana University of PA
Workshops: Frank Webb, William Vrscak, Sue Pollins, Jeannie McGuire, Christine Swann, Thomas McNickle, Frederick Graff, Jess Hager, Max Mueller, Bill Buchman, Barry Jeter, Desmond O’Hagan, Judith Carducci, Janet Rodgers, Vianna Szabo, Stan Sperlak, Karen Margulis and Aline Ordman.
Upcoming workshops 2018:
Mediums: Watercolor, pastel, oil, and graphite.
Art Groups: Pastel Society of America, IAPS, Pittsburgh Watercolor Society, Englewood Art Center, North Port Art Center, PPAL, Sarasota Art Center, USC League for the Arts, Venice Art Center, Florida Suncoast Watercolor Society, Pastel Society of Tampa, Visual Art Center, Left Coast Pastel Painters Society.
Recent Exhibits: Box Heart Gallery, Pittsburgh, PA, Fein Art Gallery, Pittsburgh, PA, Art in the Garden, Washington, PA, Mt. Lebanon Public Library, Galleria, Mt. Lebanon, Planet Art Gallery, Art in the Round, West Penn Hospital, Duquesne University Art Gallery, Jewish Community Center, Peters Twp Public Library, USC Public Library, USC Post Office, North Port Art Center, Sewickley Public Library, Englewood Art Center, FL, Florida Suncoast Watercolor Society, Pastel Society of Tampa, VAC (Visual Art Center, Punta Gorda, FL)
Juried Show Awards:
Merit Award for watercolor painting “Going To Market” 2006
Honorable Mention for pastel painting “Watchful Eyes” 2007
Honorable Mention Award for oil painting “Les Fleurs Rouges 2010
First Place Award for watercolor”Dog Days of Summer” 2014
Merit Award for pastel “Blue Weimaraner ” 2014
Third Place Award for pastel “Spike” 2015
Honorable Mention for pastel “Maine Coon Cat” 2015
Honorable Mention for pastel “Young Man and the Sea” 2015
Merit Award for pastel “Street Scene in France” 2015
Honorable Mention for pastel “Black-face Sheep” 2016
Honorable Mention for pastel “Elusive Heron” 2017
Merit Award for pastel “Wave 1” 2017
First Place Award for pastel “Looking Towards Boca” 2017
Third Place Award for watercolor “The Poser” 2018
Honorable Mention for pastel “Break Time” 2018
First Place Award for “Think Pink” 2018