About the Artist

I began studying oil painting in 1996.

  • Nancy Prophet
  • Robert Maniscalco (Maniscalco Gallery of Fine Art)
  • George Brown (Lion House Studio), Saugatuck, MI
  • Lois Griffel (Director of the Cape Cod School of Art)
  • Ried Galey, Plein Air Painter
  • Susan Sarback (The School of Light and Color)
  • Dawn Stafford (Oxbow Summer Institute)
  • Leslie Masters, BBAC
  • Michael Chesley Johnson (Canadian Maritimes)
  • Jane Robinson, Abstract fine art painter
  • Robert Burridge, Abstract fine art painter
  • Sterling Edwards, Abstract fine art painter
  • Joe DiGiulio, Abstract fine art painter
  • Leslie Saeta, Abstract fine art painter
  • Sally Cooper, Abstract fine art painter
  • Candace Law, Encaustic artist

I have studied at the Center for Creative Studies, Birmingham/Bloomfield Art Association, Grosse Pointe Art Association, Schoolcraft Community College, the Ann Arbor Art Association, The School of Light and Color, Cape Cod School of Art, and the Oxbow Summer Institute.

Selected Exhibitions

  • Color | Ink Studio & Gallery, Hazel Park, MI
  • Crain's, Detroit, MI
  • Livonia Arts Council, Livonia, MI
  • Two James Brewery, Detroit, MI
  • Highland Art Gallery, Highland, MI
  • Chelsea River Gallery/Rackham Graduate School, Ann Arbor, MI (2)
  • Affirmations: Pittman-Puckett Gallery, Ferndale, MI (2)
  • The Gallery of Royal Oak, Royal Oak, MI
  • Art Prize, Grand Rapids, MI
  • Royal Oak Library, Royal Oak, MI
  • Saugatuck Artist Collective, Saugatuck, MI
  • Aubergine Gallery, Milford, MI
  • Weber's, Livonia, MI


  • BBAC- Birmingham Bloomfield Art Center
  • SOAA - South Oakland Art Association
  • Scarab Club
  • Michigan Plein Air Painters
  • VAAL - Visual Arts Association of Livonia
  • Ann Arbor Women's Art Association
  • Detroit Society of Women Painters and Sculptures