About Me

  Throughout my life I have found great satisfaction in helping children express their creativity. Whenever I have taken other paths I have been drawn back to making and teaching art. Instilling a love of art in children is now my passion, my career.


  • BA, Studio Art and Art History major, Brandeis University
  • MLS (Master of Library Science), Simmons College


  • Massachussetts Elementary Education Multi-subject credential, Leslie College
  • K-8 Art Teaching Credential

Teaching Experience

  • American School in London
  • Spectra Art Teacher, Palo Alto Elementary schools
  • Kindergarten Aide at Ohlone School (specialities: Art and Music)
  • PAPPA (Palo Alto Parents and Professional for Art), art teacher
  • Private Art Teacher in my south Palo Alto studio

Ongoing Art Studies

I am a Member of the Pacific Art League;

My work (view gallery) includes drawing (portrait studies) and oil painting (still life and landscape) in the classes of Ray Mendieta.

I enjoy the company of art colleagues from the League, including Gail Ragains (one of my favorite oil/acrylic painters)

... and my thanks to Richard Hellyer, for designing and setting up this web-site for me.