Career Highlights

2006  -  2015  Painter, teacher,  International workshop leader

2007 -  Artist in Residence, Casa di Gasperi, Calabria, Italy

1999 -  2007   Director and founder of Art and Yoga retreats in Madison, CT and Tuscany, Italy

2004 – Artist in Residence  International Arts Festival, Asilah, Morocco     

2000 -  Awarded “Outstanding Educator of the Year” by CT Art Association

1986 – 2006  - Art Teacher, New Canaan High School

1985 – Coordinator and co-leader Art and Mythology Tour to Greece

1983 – Coordinator and leader of Multimedia Crafts Tour to Japan

1970 – 1990   Studio potter, producing functional and sculptural stoneware           

 

Education  

1997   National Board Certification (to teach art to students in grade 9 through college)

1993   M.A.E. Rhode Island School of Design

1968   B.A. University of Bridgeport

 

Solo Exhibitions

2015   Underground Gallery, Collinsville, CT

2014   Artwell Gallery, Torrington, CT

2013   Atrium Gallery, Warner Theater, Torrington, CT

2013   Autumn Lights Gallery, Canton, CT

2010   Northwestern Community College, Winsted, CT

2006   Powerhouse Gallery, New Canaan, CT

2001   Unique Gallery, Westport, CT

2000   Mari Gallery, Mamaroneck, NY

1998   Silvermine Guild Galleries, New Canaan, CT

1995   Sound Shore Gallery, Port Chester, NY

1990   Bell Gallery, Greenwich, CT

 

Selected Juried Exhibitions from 1986 – 2015

Atria-Architects Gallery, Hartford, CT
Anderson-Marsh Gallery, St. Petersburg, FL
Azuma Gallery, SoHo, NY
Branchville Soho, Georgetown, CT
Bruce Museum, Greenwich, CT
City Lights Gallery, Bridgeport, CT
Creative Arts Workshop, New Haven, CT
Encaustic Art Institute, Santa Fe, NM
Fairfield Arts Council, Fairfield, CT
Finn Gallery, Greenwich, CT
Fordham University, Bronx, NY
Gallery of Contemporary Art, Sacred Heart University, Bridgeport, CT
Gertrude White Gallery, Greenwich, CT
Josseloff Gallery, University of Hartford, CT
Lowe Art Museum, Miami, FL
Museum of Art, Science & Industry, Bridgeport, CT
New Britain Museum of American Art, New Britain, CT
Saugatuck Gallery, Westport, CT
Silvermine Guild Galleries, New Canaan, CT
Sound Shore Gallery, Port Chester, NY
The Elements Gallery, Greenwich, CT
UCONN Stamford Art Gallery, Stamford, CT

 

Selected Awards

2007   Gallery of Contemporary Art, Sacred Heart University, Bridgeport, CT purchase award

2007   Artwell Gallery, Torrington, CT juror’s award

1999   Silvermine Guild Galleries, “Art of the Northeast” New Canaan, CT

1987   Bruce Museum, Greenwich, CT first prize sculpture

1987   Miami Beach Festival of the Arts, purchase award

 

Publications

2014 Litchfield County Times feature article

2014 Winsted Journal feature article

2013 Hartford Courant feature article

2011 Culture Beat, featured artist in Northwest CT

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 review

1982 Personalities of America, American Biographical Institute, Raleigh, NC

1981 Art New England, Boston, MA  review

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
Gallery of Contemporary Art, Sacred Heart University, Bridgeport, CT
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

Professional Memberships
Women’s Caucus for the Arts, CT chapter
The Encaustic Art Institute, Santa Fe, New Mexico
Washington Art Association, Washington Depot, CT
Silvermine Guild Center for the Arts, New Canaan, CT
CT Retired Teachers’ Association
Northwest CT Arts Council, Torrington, CT [ambassador]
The Artists at Whiting Mills, Winsted, CT

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