Background: I am a newly transplanted artist from Santa Fe, NM to Shepherdstown WV. I grew up in the Annapolis area and lived there until 2002. I am the former co-owner of the Studio Gallery in Easton Maryland and founding President of the Talbot County Visual Arts Center. I have been a professional artist for over ten years and now concentrate on portrait

Education:  BS University of MD applied design; MS University of Maryland business; Attended a nine-month Atelier with Anthony Ryder in Santa Fe, NM.

Shows and Awards: Award for best Oil Painting: Chestertown Art League

Recent group shows: Portrait Society of America and the New Mexico Art League Portrait Show, Albuquerque, NM; the Maryland Federation of Art’s “Stroke of Genius” show, Annapolis MD; the Maryland Federation of Art’s “Creative Connections” at Gallery B in Bethesda, MD; Art at the Mill Show at the Burwell-Morgan Mill in Milwood, VA; and the Maryland Society of Portrait Painters "A Moment Expressed" show, Annapolis MD.

Gallery Representation: Trippe-Hilderbrandt Gallery, Easton MD