The Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, MFA 2014

The Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, 4 Year Certificate 1991

The University of Pennsylvania, B.A in English 1985

The University of Edinburgh, Scotland, Exchange Student 1984



Video artist, American Watercolor in the Age of Homer and Sargent exhibition, The Philadelphia Museum of Art, 2017

Adjunct Professor, Art History and Studio Arts, Montgomery County Community College, 2014 through present

President, Alumni Association Council, The Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, 2011 - 2014

Instructor The Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts after school art program for high school students, 2012 - 2014

Founder, Plein Air for Camphill, plein air event & benefit, 2009 - 2012

Art Instructor, Main Line Art Center, 2007 through present

Art Instructor, Wayne Art Center, 2006 - 2011

Freelance Magazine Writer, 2006 - present

Art Instructor for Seniors, Germantown Center in the Park, Philadelphia, 1993

Assistant Conservator and Research Assistant, Raymond M. Spiller & Associates, Fine Art Conservation Studio and Appraisal, Services Philadelphia, 1991 - 1996

Art Library Assistant, Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Philadelphia, 1988 - 1991

Gallery Assistant, Institute of Contemporary Art, Philadelphia, 1981 - 82



Gallery 222, Malvern, Pennsylvania, 2017

gWatson Gallery, Stonington, Maine2008 through present

Artists’ House Gallery, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 1992 - 2015

Newman Saunders Gallery, Wayne, PA 2011 - 2016

Sherry French Gallery, Chelsea, New York City, NY, 2005-2009



Best Transparent Watercolor Award, Philadelphia Sketch Club, Works on Paper exhibition 2016

The Faculty Award, Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, 2014

Philadelphia Flower Show: Artist-Floral Designer collaboration (First Place) 2014

Merit Scholarship, Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts 2013-14

Merit Scholarship, Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts 2011-12

Award of Merit, Just Desserts Exhibition, Main Line Art Center 2011

 Finalist, The Artist’s Magazine 23rd Annual Art Competition 2006

Art & Change Grant, The Leeway Foundation, December 2005

Invited Judge, The Ocean City Arts Festival, Ocean City, NJ, August 2005

Panel Member, Contemporary Women in Art, PAFA, June 2004

The Independence Foundation Fellowship in the Arts, 2003The Valerie Lamb Smith Artist Residency awarded thru PAFA, 2003The Lynch Award, Need in Deed Invitational 2003

The Francis Speight Award for Excellence in the Visual Arts 2002


PRINT (selected):

Preview Magazine, interview, p. 5 “Always the Artist” Fall 2012

Southwest Art Magazine, article on Food Painters, November 2008

The Chelsea Clinton Times, review of Still Moments exhibit, June 2008

En Punto, two page feature with reproduction, spring 2008

Artful Blogging Magazine reproduction, spring 2008

Art Matters, Full page Review of Joining Forces show p. 13, October2005

The Philadelphia Inquirer, Best Bet, Weekend Section, September 18, 2005

The New York Times, reproduction & blurb p.13 (NJ), Sunday, May 1, 2005

The City Suburban News, article with photos, pps.1 and 5, April 27, 2005

Montgomery County Town & Country Living, spring issue 2005, pp 121-126Mothering Magazine on-line, “Art and Autism” article & reproductions, 9/04

The Philadelphia Inquirer, 6/18/04, Weekend Section, p. 36, reproduction

Main Line Life, 7/23/03, pps.17-18, interview and reproductions

Preview Magazine, Winter 2003, p.8, article and reproduction

Kalliope a journal of Women’s Art & Literature, Fall 2002, pp 36-45 and 119

The Philadelphia Inquirer, 3/31/02, review of Critic’s Choice exhibit

Penn School of Arts & Sciences alumni magazine, Summer 2001 interview and photo pages 6 and 7


EXHIBITIONS (selected:)


Annual Student Exhibition, The Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts

Art, Alibi, Anonymous We, Rosenfeld Gallery, Philadelphia, PA


Year of the Woman, Artists’ House Gallery, Philadelphia, PAApril

The Philadelphia Story, Asheville Museum of Art, Asheville, North Carolina, 1/26-6/9


Still Life Invitational. Artists’ House Gallery,Philadelphia, PA


One Person Show, Recent Work, Artists’ House Gallery, Philadelphia, PA,. May


One person Show Episcopal Academy, Devon, PA March-April


One Person Show, Recent Work, Artists’ House Gallery, Philadelphia, PA, September 3- 28,

One-person show, Still Moments, Sherry French Gallery, NYC, May 28-June 21

Invitational, Flowers in February, Sherry French Gallery, NYC, Feb


One-Person Show, Genre of Inclusion, Alternative Choices, Philadelphia, PA,

April 2007 thruMarch 2008

One-Person Show, Rosemont School of the Holy Child, April 3-30

Painting=Poetry, Invitational, Sherry French Gallery, NYC, March 28-April 24

New Artists 2007, The Elm Tree Gallery, Franklin, TN February 2-23


One-Person Show, Recent Work, Artists’ House Gallery, May 2011

One Person Show, Recent Work, Episcopal Academy, Spring 2010

One-Person Show, The Cake Frenzy, Artist’s House Gallery, Philadelphia, PA October 3-30 2008

Painting=Poetry, Group Invitational, Sherry French Gallery, NYC, April 2008

One-Person Show, Only Human ll, Manayunk Art Center, Philadelphia, PA,

April 2-30 2007

Flowers in February, Group Invitational, Sherry French Gallery,

Small Works, Group Show Invitational, Artists’ House Gallery, December 3-25

Four person show, Joining Forces, The American College, Bryn Mawr, PA

Two Person Show, Two Friends, Two Visions, Ocean City Arts Center,

Ocean City, New Jersey May 7-30

One-Person Show Rosemont School of the Holy Child, Rosemont, PA. March

One-Person Show, Recent Work, Artists’ House Gallery, Philadelphia, Jan 7-30th


15 Exposures, USArtists Exhibition, US Armory Building, Philadelphia then traveled to two more locations. juror: David Cohen of ArtCritical, 10-12/04

One-Person Show, Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Library, 9/15-10/15

Looking For America: 50 American Artists, Washington Gallery of Photography, Bethesda, MD, 9/5-10/4,

One-Person Show, Only Human, Manayunk Art Center, Philadelphia PA


Art of the State, Pennsylvania State Museum, Harrisburg, PA

Annual Juried Members Exhibition, Wayne Art Center, Wayne, PA

PAFA Fellowship Show, Yellow Springs, PA


One-Person Show, Recent oil paintings, Artists House Gallery, Philadelphia PA

Two person Show, Close To Home, Manayunk Art Center, Philadelphia, PA           

Critic’s Choice Exhibition, Main Line Art Center, Haverford. PA,

critic:/juror Gerritt Henry of The Village Voice