1997   National Board Certification in Education
1993   M.A.E. Rhode Island School of Design
1968   B.A. University of Bridgeport

Solo Exhibitions
2019 Undergroud Gallery, Collinsville, CT
2017   Cornwall Library Gallery, Cornwall, CT
2017   Cornwall Bridge Gallery, Cornwall, CT
2016   Gallery on the Green, Canton, CT
2015   Underground Gallery, Collinsville, CT
2014   Artwell Gallery, Torrington, CT
2013   Atrium Gallery, Warner Theater, Torrington, CT
2013   Autumn Lights Gallery, Canton, CT
2010   Northwestern Community College, Winsted, CT
2006   Powerhouse Gallery, New Canaan, CT
2001   Unique Gallery, Westport, CT
2000   Mari Gallery, Mamaroneck, NY
1998   Silvermine Guild Galleries, New Canaan, CT
1995   Sound Shore Gallery, Port Chester, NY
1990   Bell Gallery, Greenwich, CT
Selected Juried Exhibitions from 1986 – 2016
National Encaustic Wax Exhibition , Santa Fe, N.M.
Truro Center for the Arts at Castle Hill, Mass
City Hall, Torrington, CT
National Encaustic Exhibition,  UCONN, Stamford, CT
National Women Artists, Tunxis Community College, Farmington, CT
Seton Gallery, University of New Haven
Five Points Gallery Annex , Torrington, CT
Kobalt Gallery, Provincetown, MA
Artspace, Hartford, CT
Erector Square Gallery, New Haven, CT
22 Haviland St. Gallery, Norwalk, CT
Hunt Library Gallery, Falls Village, CT
White Gallery, Lakeville, CT
Encaustic Art Institute, Santa Fe, NM
Gertrude White Gallery, Greenwich, CT
Silvermine Guild Galleries, New Canaan, CT
City Lights Gallery, Bridgeport, CT
Fairfield Arts Council, Fairfield, CT
Finn Gallery, Greenwich, CT
Josseloff Gallery, University of Hartford, CT
Gallery of Contemporary Art, Sacred Heart University, Bridgeport, CT
UCONN Stamford Art Gallery, Stamford, CT
Azuma Gallery, SoHo, NY
New Britain Museum of American Art, New Britain, CT
Museum of Art, Science & Industry, Bridgeport, CT
Creative Arts Workshop, New Haven, CT
Bruce Museum, Greenwich, CT
Atria-Architects Gallery, Hartford, CT
Fordham University, Bronx, NY
Branchville Soho, Georgetown, CT
Anderson-Marsh Gallery, St. Petersburg, FL
Saugatuck Gallery, Westport, CT
Lowe Art Museum, Miami, FL
Sound Shore Gallery, Port Chester, NY
The Elements Gallery, Greenwich, CT    

Selected Awards
2018   Mitchell Auto Group Award, Gallery on the Green, Canton, CT
2017   Redline Artworks, Globally Significant Humanitarian Importance Award
2017   Jurors Award, Gallery on the Green, Canton, CT
2015   First place works on paper, Gallery on the Green, Canton, CT
2007   Purchase award, Gallery of Contemporary Art, Sacred Heart University, Bridgeport, CT
2007   Juror’s award, Artwell Gallery, Torrington, CT
1999   Sculpture award, Silvermine Guild Galleries “Art of the Northeast” New Canaan, CT
1987   First prize sculpture, Bruce Museum, Greenwich, CT
1987   Purchase award, Miami Beach Festival of the Arts

Selected Publications

2017   Lakeville Journal feature article/review
2014   Litchfield County Times feature article
2014   Winsted Journal feature article
2013   Hartford Courant feature article
2011   Culture Beat, featured artist in Northwest CT
2002   New Canaan, Darien and Rowayton Magazine, Sept/Oct issue
2001   "Scholastic Moves" television documentary
2000   Speech to CT Art Education Association – “Creativity Matters”
1986   The Sunday Republican, Waterbury, CT review
1982   Personalities of America, American Biographical Institute, Raleigh, NC
1981   Art New England, Boston, MAreview

Selected Collections
Spencer Davis, former publisher, Ceramics Monthly
Embassy of Saudi Arabia, Washington, DC
Gallery of Contemporary Art, Sacred Heart University, Bridgeport, CT
General Electric Corporation, Fairfield, CT
Honorable William Collins, former Mayor, Norwalk, CT
Housatonic Museum, Bridgeport, CT
L. Rey McMillan Inc., New York, NY
La Chiara, Human Resource Center, Tuscany, Italy
Lockwood-Matthews Mansion, Norwalk, CT
Charles Carpenter, New Canaan, CT
Honorable Alan Nevas, former State Attorney General, Westport, CT
Jack Paar, Host of The Tonight Show, Greenwich, CT
Pitney-Bowes, Stamford, CT
Silvermine Guild Arts Center, New Canaan, CT
Southern Connecticut State College, Contemporary Ceramics Collection
Women’s Caucus for the Arts, CT Chapter

Professional Memberships
Gallery on the Green, Canton, CT
The Encaustic Art Institute, Santa Fe, New Mexico
Washington Art Association, Washington Depot, CT
Silvermine Guild Center for the Arts, New Canaan, CT
CT Retired Teachers’ Association
Northwest CT Arts Council, Torrington, CT [ambassador]
The Artists at Whiting Mills, Winsted, CT
Westport Artists Collective, CT
Career Highlights
2017 Curator for “Altars Shrines & Amulets”, traveling multimedia exhibition
2007   Artist in Residence, Casa di Gasperi, Calabria, Italy
1999-2007Director and founder of Art and Yoga retreats in Madison, CT and Tuscany, Italy
2004   Artist in ResidenceInternational Arts Festival, Asilah, Morocco
2000-2016Painter, teacher,  International workshop leader     
2000   Awarded “Outstanding Educator of the Year” by CT Art Association
1986-2006- Art Teacher, New Canaan High School
1985   Coordinator and co-leader Art and Mythology Tour to Greece
1983   Coordinator and leader of Multimedia Crafts Tour to Japan
1970-1990Studio potter, producing functional and sculptural stoneware