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1998 Art Students League New York with Harvey Dinnerstein

1989-93 Workshops with Aaron Shikler

1989-93 Lyme Academy of Fine Arts with Deane G Keller Peter Zallinger and Dan Gheno

Extensive travel throughout France, Italy, and Spain studying masterworks


2020 Ethereal Epiphany 33 Contemporary Gallery Chicago, IL
2020 American Women Artists Spring Online Juried Show, Outstanding Figurative Award

2020 NOAPS Best of America Small Works Exhibition, McBride Gallery, Annapolis, MD

2020 76th Annual CT Artists Exhibition, Slater Memorial Museum, Norwich, CT, awarded Best In Show

2019 CT Women Artists 90th Anniversary Council Exhibition, Chase Family Gallery, JCC, West Hartford, CT

2019 NOAPS International Fall online Juried Exhibition

2019 CT Women Artists National Juried Open Show Slater Memorial Museum Norwich, CT

2019 CT&6 Annual Regional Juried Exhibition West Hartford, CT

2019 CT Academy of Fine Arts 108th Juried Exhibition at the Mystic Museum of Art

2019 CT Women Artists Annual Spring Juried Exhibition
2019 Contemporary Online Art Gallery online exhibition

2019 Women Artists Exhibition Awarded Best in Show

2019 Catherine Lorillard Wolfe Arts Club Selected to the 122nd Annual Exhibition at the National Arts Club, NYC

2019 Adorn Me Online exclusive exhibition with PoetsArtists curated by Carol Hodes

2019 Gallery on the Green Canton, CT Solo Exhibition entitled, Human/Nature

2018 Fusion Art Figures and Faces online exhibit awarded second place

2018 CT Women's Artist National Open Juried Exhibition, Barnes-Franklin Gallery, Farmington, CT

2018 New Britain Museum of American Art N'oreaster Members show

2018 Spring Street Gallery Block Island, RI featured guest artist Island Light exhibit
2017 Gallery on the Green Open Juried Show Canton, CT, Peg Douglas Memorial Award

2017 Art League of New Britain Member’s Show New Britain, CT prize for Second Place
2017 Hospital for Special Care New Britain, CT Joy of Art, 14th Annual Juried Show

2017 Lyric Hall, New Haven, CT Light Observation and Response. Joint Exhibition with Juan Andreu

2015 Lyric Hall New Haven, CT Solo Exhibition

2014 New Britain Art League Juried Exhibition

2008 Southington Art League Juried exhibition, First Prize

2007 New Britain Museum of American Art Members show

2003 Golden Street Gallery New London, CT, What’s Inside Funded by the Connecticut Commission On The Arts

2002 Norwich Arts Council Urban Artist’s Initiative Group Show Norwich, CT

2002 Books, Boats, And Brushes New London, CT, Group Exhibit, Best in Show

Pfizer Pharmaceutical Corporation Groton, CT, Bringing Art To The Research Environment, 
Slater Memorial Museum Norwich, CT

 Connecticut Artist Show, 
Pacific Street Gallery New London, CT

Hygienic Art Inc., Solo Show

Lyme Art Association Old Lyme, CT Group Show

Bradley International Airport Hartford, CT Group show

New Britain Museum Of American Art New Britain, CT Members Show First Prize Oil Painting and Best of Show

2008 Southington Art League Best of Show

2002 -2003 Awarded grant from The Connecticut Commission On The Arts

2002 Books Boats And Brushes Best of Show

2001 New Britain Museum Of American, Art Best oil Painting and Best of Show

2001 Grant from The Urban Arts Initiative

in partnership with The Institute for Community Research and the Connecticut Commission on The Arts

1989-1992 Carlton C. Wiggins Scholarship for painting

Robert M. Lynch Scholarship for painting and sculpture

C. D. Batchelor Scholarship for painting

Wardlaw Scholarship for painting

Nineveh Magazine featured article

Kain’s World Channel 3 News featured interview

New York Times

PoetsArtis, Ambivalance, Adorn Me, Shelter

New London Day

Norwich Bulletin

Various Articles Assyria Live

Channel 26 New Britain, CT featured Interview

Commissioned to Paint a mural of jazz musician, Jackie McClean on Upper Albany Ave Hartford, CT through a grant from Hartford decides and Hartford Paint the City

Commissioned to inpaint and restore two 14′ murals for Wall Street Theater, Norwalk, CT
Chelsea Groton Bank Corporate Collection

Hygienic Art Inc., Commissioned to paint five 30' figures for outside mural in downtown New London, CT

Various portrait, mural, and landscape commissions in both private and corporate collections


American Women Artists


Oil Painters of America

CT Women Artists, Council


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