Professional Accomplishments
2010-2013  Ambassador for Northwest CT Arts Council
2009-2012 Board of Directors, CT Chapter Womens' Caucus for the Arts
1995-2006 Board of Directors - Secretary, Fritz Eager Foundation for Art Education, CT
1987-2006 Art Teacher, New Canaan High School, CT
1999-2006 Co-Leader, with Joy Abrams, Art and Yoga Retreats, Madison, CT
2001-2010 Coordinator and Co-Leader, with Joy Abrams, Art and Yoga Retreats, Tuscany and Calabria, Italy
1998-2001 Board of Directors, Connecticut Art Education Association
1985 Cooperative Gallery director, “Connecticut Clay,” South Norwalk, CT
1985 Coordinator and co-leader, with Suzanne Benton, art & mythology tour to Greece
1983 Coordinator and leader of multimedia crafts tour of Japan
1982-1984 Founding Member & past President of Connecticut Clay Artists
1981-1983 Board of Directors, Silvermine Guild Arts Center, New Canaan, CT
1971-1988 Studio potter (produced sculptural & functional stoneware)
1971-present  Producing, instructing and exhibiting in my loft studio and gallery

Select Awards and Prizes

Honorable Mention, Washington Art Association, Members Invitational 2012
Honorable Mention, San Francisco Chapter of Women's Caucus for the Arts' Digital Exhibition (2011)

Gallery of Contemporary Art, Sacred Heart Univ, Caryatids, Bridgeport, CT (2007) Juror: Jessica Hough, Aldrich Museum
"Juror's Award" Artwell Gallery, 11th Annual Juried Exhibition, Torrington, CT (2007)
CT Art Education Association (2000). Outstanding Art Educator Award
Silvermine Guild Galleries, Art of the Northeast, New Canaan, CT (1999) Juror: Allan Stone, Allan Stone Gallery
Bruce Museum, Greenwich, CT (1986, 1987)
Miami Beach Festival of the Arts, Miami, FL (1987) Purchase Award
Rowayton Arts Center, Rowayton, CT (1980, 1981, 1982, 1983, 1985)
Wilton Professional Art Show, Wilton, CT (1980)
Barnum Arts Festival, Bridgeport, CT (1980)

Solo Exhibitions
Bell Gallery, Greenwich, CT
Brookfield Craft Center, South Norwalk, CT
Fairfield County Savings Bank, Norwalk, CT
Mari Gallery, Mamaroneck, NY
Northwestern CT Community College, Winsted, CT
Silvermine Guild Galleries, New Canaan, CT
Sound Shore Gallery, Port Chester, NY
Unique Gallery, Westport, CT

Selected Juried & Group Exhibition
ArtSpace, Hartford, CT
Artwell Gallery, Torrington, CT
Atria-Architects Gallery, Hartford, CT
Anderson-Marsh Gallery, St. Petersburg, FL
Azuma Gallery, SoHo, NY
Branchville Soho, Georgetown, CT
Bruce Museum, Greenwich, CT
Connecticut Audubon Birdcraft Museum, Fairfield, CT
Connecticut Clay co-op (founding member), South Norwalk, CT
Creative Arts Workshop, New Haven, CT
Fordham University, Bronx, NY
Gallery of Contemporary Art, Sacred Heart University, Bridgeport, CT
Guilford Handicrafts Show, Guilford, CT
Josseloff Gallery, University of Hartford, CT
Lowe Art Museum, Miami, FL
Miami Beach Festival of the Arts, Miami, FL
Museum of Art, Science & Industry, Bridgeport, CT
Northwest Connecticut Arts Council Public Art Project (A Bear Affair), Torrington, CT
New Britain Museum of American Art, New Britain, CT
New Canaan Library, New Canaan, CT
Rockefeller Center, New York, NY
Saugatuck Gallery, Westport, CT
Silvermine Guild Galleries, New Canaan, CT
Sound Shore Gallery, Port Chester, NY
The Elements Gallery, Greenwich, CT
UCONN Stamford Gallery, Stamford, CT
White Gallery, Greenwich, CT

2012 Hartford Courant, Featured Artist , March, Artists Corner
2010 Vignette, Featured artist, public access TV
2002 New Canaan, Darien and Rowayton Magazine, Sept/Oct issue
2001 "Scholastic Moves" television documentary
2000 Speech to CT Art Education Association – “Creativity Matters”
1986 The Sunday Republican, Waterbury, CT
1985 Consultant and artist for “Clay” filmstrip, Educational Dimensions, Stamford, CT
1982 Personalities of America, American Biographical Institute, Raleigh, NC
1982 Consultant for “Glazing Basics” filmstrip, Educational Dimensions, Stamford, CT
1981 Review, Art New England, Boston, MA
1979 Script for “Clay” educational filmstrip, Nutmeg Productions, New Canaan, CT

Select Collections
Spencer Davis, former publisher, Ceramics Monthly
Embassy of Saudi Arabia, Washington, DC
General Electric Corporation, Fairfield, CT
Honorable William Collins, former Mayor, Norwalk, CT
Housatonic Museum, Bridgeport, CT
L. Rey McMillan Inc., New York, NY.
La Chiara, Human Resource Center, Tuscany, Italy
Lockwood-Matthews Mansion, Norwalk, CT.
Charles Carpenter, New Canaan, CT
Honorable Alan Nevas, former State Attorney General, Westport, CT
Jack Paar, Host of The Tonight Show, Greenwich, CT
Pitney-Bowes, Stamford, CT
Silvermine Guild Arts Center, New Canaan, CT
Southern Connecticut State College, Contemporary Ceramics Collection
Women’s Caucus for the Arts, CT Chapter

National Board Certified Teacher, 1997
M.A.E. Rhode Island School of Design, 1993
B.A. University of Bridgeport, 1968

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