2016-1992. Multidisciplinary artist specializing in painting. Commissioned portraits and abstract paintings in collections in US & overseas. (see shows and commissions).
2016-1994. Art Instructor. Instruct students in painting, drawing, collage, cyanotype, batik, ceramics. Preparation for high school portfolio. Critique for established painters. 2004. Established artGARAGE in Rowayton, teaching & working studio.
2008-2000. Artist-in-Residence. “If Portraits Could Talk, What Would They Say?” at Wolfpit Elementary School, West School, Joel Barlow High School, Riverside Elementary School, Tracey Elementary School; Columbus Magnet School, The Children’s School.
2006-2002. Adult & Teen Art Teacher. paperscissorsOranges Art Studio, Darien, CT.
2005-1998. Therapeutic Art Instructor. Whittingham Cancer Center at Norwalk Hospital, Norwalk, CT. The Center for Hope, Inc., Darien, CT. Designed & ran “Arts at the Center.”
2004-2003. Substitute Art Teacher. Brien McMahon High School, Norwalk, CT. New Canaan Country School, New Canaan, CT.
2002-2000. Outreach for Hospice Volunteers. Visiting Nurses/VNA Care Network, Westport, CT. Created art program for housebound population.
2002. Teacher Educator. The Aldrich Museum of Contemporary Art, Ridgefield, CT. Conducted portrait workshop for teacher accreditation.
2002-1998. Integrated Art Curriculum Creator. “Exploring Modern Art: Artistic Adventures for the Classroom.” Art education & hands-on exploratory lessons K-5 at for Rowayton Elementary, Columbus Magnet School, Wolfpit School.
2002-1995. Art Enrichment & Outreach Educator. Shakespeare on the Sound, Rowayton, CT. Created & ran art workshops in Rowayton and at Horizons in New Canaan CT in floor cloths, hat making, mask making, batik, mosaic tiling.
2000-1994. ArtEscape. After-school Art Program & Multi-age Workshops in Rowayton CT.
Manhattanville College, BA in Fine Arts & Psychology; Philadelphia College of Art.