After graduating from Massachusetts College of Fine Art and Design and Boston University, I attended numerous post-graduate classes at Harvard University, Montserrat College of Visual Arts and the School of the Museum of Fine Arts.
I also studied with the following artists: Philip Morsberger, Ruskin Master of Drawing, Oxford, England; Tony Allain, Master Pastel Artist; Tom O'Hara, NASA illustrator; Andrew Anderson-Bell, Pastel Artist; Nancie King Mertz, Plein Air painter in pastels; and Tom Hughes, Plein Air painter in oils.
Memberships include: Artist Member of North Shore Arts and Rockport Art Associations, Pastel Painters Society of Cape Cod and Boston North Artists.
Outstanding Work in Drawing Award - Marblehead Festival of Arts 2023
Chipp Davis Wells & Amee B. Davis Memorial Award - Rockport Art Association 2023
Gorky Award, Juror's Choice - Whistler House Museum of Art 2019
Jack Richeson & Co. Inc., Award - North Shore Arts Association 2019
Laura Coombs Hills Award - Newburyport Art Association Regional Juried Show 2017