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 and Rockport Art Associations, Pastel Painters Society of Cape Cod and Boston North Artists.
2023 Chipp Davis Wells & Amee B. Davis Memorial Award- Rockport Art Association
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