I grew up outside Philadelphia, and drew, fabricated and painted my whole
childhood. I used a pencil self-portrait as part of my application to Princeton
University, where I took so many Art History classes that I could have majored in
it. Instead, I created an Independent Concentration in Theatre as a University
Scholar and graduated with highest honors. Thoughts of becoming a playwright
and director were put to the side in order to focus on raising a family. It is now
five children and twelve grandkids later!
I taught History and Art at an AZ Charter School for twenty years, and now am
devoted to being a full-time professional artist doing commissioned canvases and
murals. I often work with Minette Hart Richardson, and we call ourselves “The
As Rim Country Artists’ Board Secretary, I currently work with like-hearted
artist/leaders to contribute to the arts. RCA is a 501(c)(3) non-profit corporation
whose purpose is to promote all forms of the arts in Rim County so they may be
ever more visible and in service to the community.
I am grateful to have art as a way of giving. I see and feel beauty everywhere,
and being a maker of things lets me share that.
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