After graduating from Massachusetts College of Fine Art and Design and Boston University, I attended numerous post-graduate classes at Montserrat College of Visual Arts, Harvard University, and the School of the Museum of Fine Arts. I also studied with the following artists: Tony Allain, Master Pastel Artist; Philip Morsberger, Ruskin Master of Drawing, Oxford, England; Tom O'Hara, Artist and NASA illustrator; and Sarah Landry, Scientific Illustrator, Harvard Museum.
Memberships include: Artist Member of North Shore Arts Association and Rockport Art Association, Newburyport Art Association, Pastel Painters Society of Cape Cod, Boston North Artists (bostonnorthartists.com), and Whistler House Museum of Art.
2019 Gorky Award, Juror's Choice - Whistler House Museum of Art
2019 Jack Richeson & Co. Inc., Award - North Shore Arts Association
2017 Laura Coombs Hills Award - Newburyport Art Association Regional Juried Show
2014 First Place, Oil Painting - Lynnfield Art Guild Juried Show