ART EDUCATION           

Smith College, B.A. in History of Art

Morris County Art Association: studied with Frank Zuccarelli; Christina Debarrry; Annette Hanna; John Elliot; & Jeff Webb, (all PSA - Signature Members, Pastel Society of America)

Woodstock School of Art: studied with Elizabeth Mowry, PSA

Scottsdale Artists School: studied with Doug Dawson, PSA; William Hook; John Poon (both acrylics)

Other classes and workshops in pastel: NJ Center for Visual Arts: Enrique Flores-Galbes; Livingston Art Association: Tim Gaydos; Sedona Arts Center, AZ: Bill Hosner; Artisan, Santa Fe, NM: Richard McKinley (all PSA)

ArtSpace Studio: currently studying with Julie Friedman, PSA

JURIED SHOWS (Since 2000)

American Artists Professional League NJ Chapter, Open State Exhibition, 2000; 2004

Catharine Lorillard Wolfe Art Club Open Exhibition, 2008, 2012

Coryell Gallery 23rd Annual Juried Exhibition, 2003

Hudson Valley Art Association Annual Exhibition, 2005; 2007

International Assoc. of Pastel Societies Annual Exhibition, 2004

Louisa Melrose Annual Juried Exhibition, 2001; 2002; 2003

Morris Co Hist Soc, “Inspiring Woman: Celebrating Women Artists of Morris County,” 2013

Mountain Art Show, Bernardsville, 2000; 2001; 2002

Park Avenue Club, “Inside/Out,” 2007; “Barns,” 2011-12

Pastel Society of America Members Show, Eastern Shore Art Assoc., 2007

Pastel Society of America Members Show, Clifton Arts Center, 2007

Pen & Brush Open Regional Exhibition, 2001; 2002; 2004

Ridgewood Art Inst., Community Art Assoc. 7th Nat’l Open Exhibition, 2001

Somerset Art Association International Juried Pastel Exhibition, 2007

Studio Montclair 5th Annual Juried Exhibition, 2002

United Pastelists of America Exhibition, 2001

SELECTED AWARDS (Since 2000)  

Best in Show:  Art in the Park, Cedar Knolls, May 2000

            Chatham Community Exhibition, Nov 2003

Firsts:  Amer. Artists Prof. League: Traditional Realism Award, Art Centre of NJ, 2000

            Chatham Community Exhibition, Nov 2005

            Livingston Art Association, Spring 2002, Fall 2002, Spring 2003, Fall 2003

            Millburn-Short Hills Arts Center Juried Members Show, July 2004

Seconds:  Art Centre of New Jersey Members Show, Nov 2004

            Connecticut Pastel Award, Catharine Lorillard Wolfe Art Club Open, 2008

            Millburn-Short Hills Arts Center, 2000, 2001

OTHER DISTINCTIONS:

Pastel Society of America Scholarship, 1998; Participated in the Arts Council of the Morris Area's April Arts fundraiser, 2006, 2008; Work selected for purchase by Johnson & Johnson's corporate collection, June 2006; 19 solo shows since 2000           

MEMBERSHIPS (Partial list): Pastel Society of America, Juried Associate Member (formerly); Allied Artists of America (Associate Member); Catharine Lorillard Wolfe Art Club (Associate Member).