2004    Villanova University; Villanova, PA               MA Theatre


1994    University of the Arts; Philadelphia, PA        MA  Art Education


1992-1993   Pennyslvania Academy of  Fine Arts     Certificate Program 

1988-2005                                                          Continuing Education


1978   Pennysylvania State University                     BS Art Education





2020 Parallax Art Fair, London, England                                     Collective                                              Juried

2019-2020 Galerie Art et Miss, Paris, France                              "Petit Formats"                                       Invitational    

2019 Gryphon Cafe; Wayne ,  PA                                              "Parks, Paris, Places"                              Invitational

        Gryphon Cafe; Wayne ,  PA                                              "California Seascapes"                            Invitational

2018 Philadelphia/ Tri State Artist Equity Association, INC           Group Exhibition                                     Juried                          Chester County Studio Tour                                            Group Exhibition                                     Juried

2018  Art Afaire, Huntington Beach, CA                                     Collective                                              Juried

2017-19 Berwyn Art and Photo Gallery                                      Group  Exhibition                                   Invitational

             Chester County Studio Tour, PA                                    Solo Exhibition                                      Juried

2016  1315 Gallery;  Philadelphia , PA                                       "Small Miracles"                                     Invitational

        BRV Yoga Studio; Phoenixville,PA                                      Solo Exhibition                                      Invitational    

2015 BRV Yoga Studio; Phoenixville, PA                                     Solo Exhibition                                      Invitational                   Beauty Art Gallery; Newtown Square, PA                            "Aloft"                                                 Juried​​​

2014-present Elegance Cafe; Wayne, PA                                    Ongoing                                               Invitational

         Bridgette Mayer Gallery; Philadelphia, PA                           Ballet X Benefit Exhibition                       Invitational

         The Philadelphia Sketch Club                                            Philadanco Open Benefit                         Juried

2013 The Philadelphia Sketch Club                                            "150th Annual Small Oil Paintings"            Juried

        The Philadelphia Sketch Club                                       "The Art of the Flower"                        Juried

2012 World Tour Sketchbook Project                                     Archived at Brooklyn, NY Art Library

2011 Salon Des Amis Gallery; Malvern, PA                             "The Eyes have It"                             Invitational            

        Salon Des Amis Gallery; Malvern, PA                             "Nude and Erotica"                             Invitational

        The Philadelphia Sketch Club                                        "The Art of the Flower"                       Juried

2010 Salon Des Amis Gallery; Malvern, PA                             "Building"                                          Invitational 

        Manayunk Art Center; Manayunk, PA                                                                                             

        Salon Des Amis Gallery; Malvern, PA                             "A Show of Hands"                             Invitational

        The Philadelphia Sketch Club                                        "147th Annual Small Oil Paintings"       Juried

2009 The Philadelphia Sketch Club                                        "Miniatures"   Exhibition                      Juried

        Manayunk Art Center; Manayunk, PA                                                                                     Juried

        The PhoenixVillage Art Center; Phoenixville, PA              Members Exhibition

2007 Gail Piazza Gallery; Elkton, MD                                     "Just Pears"                                        Invitational

1994 University of the Arts; Philadelphia, PA                           MA Graduate Exhibition

1993 Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts                                International Program Exhibition

1992 Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts                                Student Exhibition                              Juried

1990 Chester County Art Teachers' Exhibition; Exton, PA          Chester County Art Association

1989 Pennsylvania State University; State College, PA              Alumni Exhibition                                Juried

1985 Pennsylvania's Art Educators Exhibit; West Chester          PAEA Exhibition

1984 Philadelphia College of Art                                            Student Exhibition                                                   



2014  Honorable Mention   "Close Embrace"   The Philadelphia Sketch Club Philadanco Open Benenfit     Juror  Nelson Shanks  

2001  Pennsylvania Governor's Institute For Humanities Educators Participant

1994  Grant Recipient    Artist-in-residence  Pennsylvania Council of the Arts

         Presenter "Interdisciplinary Arts Program"      PA Art Ed Association Conference; University of the Arts, Philadelphia

Teaching Experience

2017              Lincoln Performing Arts Center/ PA Cyber School Artreach Teaching Artist- Art & Theatre     
2013              The Barnes Foundation; Philadelphia, PA:   Consultant/Teaching Artist for "Crossing Boundaries"

2012-13          Phoenixvillage Art Center; Phoenixville, PA:  Adult Still Life Oil Painting

1980-2011      Tredyffrin/Easttown School District; Wayne , PA:  Art, Humanities, Drama/Choreographer

2007               Center for Performing and Fine Arts PA Leadership Charter School; West Chester, PA:  Art, Theatre

1989-present   Lisa Ford Studio; Phoenixville, PA: Drawing and Painting




Additional Training/Experience


A l'Ecole Francaise; Bala Cynwyd, PA

Alexei Borovik Ballet; Philadelphia, PA

Amici Opera Company; Philadelphia, PA

Dance Philadelphia Argentine Tango; Philadelphia, PA 

Flamenco Pasión y Arte Conservatory; Philadelphia, PA

La Voce Mia Studio; Philadelphia, PA

Novak and Kolvaska Main Line Ballet Academy; Wayne, PA

Philadelphia Argentine Tango School; Philadelphia, PA

Symmetry Dance Wellness;  Philadelphia, PA Wayne Ballet and Center for Dance Arts; Wayne, PA

Walnut Street Theatre School; Philadelphia, PA