1994: M.S., Art Education, Florida International University

1980: B.A., Art Education, Florida Atlantic University

1980-2011: Broward County Art Educator, K-12, including mentoring university interns.


Professional Affiliations

Artist in Residence, Bailey Contemporary Art, Pompano Beach, FL

6Hands Collaborative (


Awards, Grants, Residencies

2018       First Place, Clay, Glass, Metal, Stone Gallery

               Third Place, Elegant Threads, Lighthouse Center for the Arts

2017       First Place, Elegant Threads, Lighthouse Center for the Arts

                Honorable Mention, Fiber Art Florida, Florida CraftArt Gallery ,

2015       Third Place, Loxahatchee Visions

                Judge’s Merit, National Association of Women Artists. Florida Chapter

2014       Broward County Creative Investment Grant.

2013       First Place, “Quick Draw” at Broward Art Guild

2012       Selected by Broward County Public Art and Design Committee for solo exhibit: at Lee Wagener Gallery.

               Broward County Creative Investment Grant.

               Honorable Mention, “Made in Florida” Florida Craftsmen

2011       Artist-in-Residence / Hermitage Artist Retreat, Englewood, Florida

2010       Honorarium- Florida Craftsmen

2001       ACE (Arts for a Complete Education) Grant, Florida Alliance for Arts Education


Solo, Small Group and Curated Exhibits

2020       Speaking Volumes                               Wilton Manors, FL

2019       Sheer Intuition Solo exhibit                  Pompano Beach, FL

                PENTA                                                    Pompano Beach, FL

                From Swamp to Village                       Wilton Manors, FL

2018       The Bag Project, BaCA                        Pompano Beach, FL

2017       Three Strands, One Thread                  Hollywood, FL

2016       The Art of Collaborative Art                Wilton Manors, FL

                Layered Stories                                    Coconut Grove, FL

2014       Anne Kolb Nature Center                   Hollywood, FL

                Everglades National Park                   Homestead, FL

2013       Lee Wagener Gallery                           Ft. Lauderdale/ Hollywood Airport

2012       City of Tamarac                                    Tamarac, FL

               Hollywood City Hall                            Hollywood, FL



2019       In Exchange                                           FAT Village Project Space, Ft. Lauderdale, FL

2018       Our Natural World and Beyond        Studio 18, Pembroke Pines, FL

2017       Serenity                                                 Gallery One, Ft. Lauderdale, FL

2016       Art of Association                                Lighthouse Center for the Arts, Tequesta, FL

               Art and Soul                                          Business for the Arts, Broward

               Five by Five                                           Boca Raton Museum of Art

2015       Art and Soul                                          Business for the Arts, Broward

              Faculty Exhibit                                      Boca Raton Museum of Art              

2013       Six Views in Fiber                                 Coconut Grove Art Festival Gallery, Miami, FL

2012       Florida Craftsmen                                Bienes Center for Performing Arts, Ft. Lauderdale,

              Redbone Gallery                                  Islamorada, Florida

2011       SMART Exhibit                                      Florida Atlantic University, Ft. Lauderdale



2020     Contemporary Fiber in Florida                          Florida CraftArt Gallery, St. Petersburg, FL

2018     imPress                                                                  Box Gallery, West Palm Beach, FL

             Pushing the Pull                                                   FAT Village Project Space

2017     Basel Broward                                                      Tom Rossetti Fine Art, Ft. Lauderdale

2016     Piecing Together a Changing Planet                Ellis Island National Monument Museum

             Transgressing Traditions (SDA)                           Schweinfurth Art Center, Auburn, NY

             Flora and Fauna                                                   Box Gallery, West Palm Beach, FL

             Collaborations and Mixed Media                       Center for Creative Education, West Palm Beach

2015     At Home with Art                                                  Broward County Convention Center

             Summer Heat                                                       Tom Rossetti Fine Art, Ft. Lauderdale, FL

             Inspired By…..                                                         Coral Springs Museum of Art

             Collaborations                                                      Center for Creative Education, West Palm Beach

             Piecing Together a Changing Planet                Hockaday Museum of Art, Kalispell, MT

2014   Spectrum Miami                                  

            Piecing Together a Changing Planet                 Biscayne National Park

           100% Pure Florida                                                 5th Ave. Gallery, Melbourne, FL

           Summer Heat                                                         Rossetti Gallery, Ft. Lauderdale, FL

           Florida in Fabric                                                     Ruth Funk Museum of Textile Art, Melbourne, FL

           Impressions                                                           Bonnet House, Ft. Lauderdale

2013   Fiber Optics                                                            Gallery 1310, Ft. Lauderdale, FL

2012    Made in Florida                                                    Lighthouse Art Center, Tequesta FL

           Fresh Design                                                          Florida Atlantic University, Ft. Lauderdale, FL

           SAQA in Florida                                                      Peabody Theatre, Daytona, FL

2010       Nature Revered                                                 St. Augustine Art Association, St. Augustine, FL

2007       Handmade                                                         New World School of the Arts; Miami, FL

2003       All Media Juried Biennial;                                 Hollywood Art and Culture Center;

2002       43rd Annual Hortt Memorial,                             Carone Gallery, Ft. Lauderdale, FL



2014-16 Various exhibits, N.A.W.A. Florida                   Armory Art Center, West Palm Beach,, FL,                                                                                                                                       Coral Spring Museum of Art;  Northwood University

2014       National Association of Women Artists,         N.A.W.A. Gallery, NYC

               Parker Playhouse Art Gallery                           Ft. Lauderdale, FL

2012       Its Not All Black and White,                              ART SERVE, Ft. Lauderdale, FL

2011       Florida Craftsmen Members Show                 St. Petersburg, FL

2010       Portrait of the Inner-Self;                                   2 +3 Artist Organization, Ft. Lauderdale, FL

                2 + 3 Group Exhibit,                                            Crest Theatre, Delray, FL



Leigh and Deborah Kerr

Juliet Roulhac

John and Evelyn Ortiz Smykla

Lindsay and Kenneth Morgan

Tony Gonzalez

Brian and Melissa Nowell

The Hermitage Artist Retreat, Englewood, FL

Private collection, St. Augustine, FL

Susan B. Anthony Recovery Center, Miramar, Florida.

Dr. and Mrs. Asher Yama

Margie Bauer

Marcus Astafan

Deborah and Michael Gregg

Harrie Kaufman

Dr. Donna Goldstein

Judith Schwartz

Teaching/Other Professional Activities

Ongoing:              Boca Museum Art School (since 2014), Bailey Contemporary Art Center, Art in the Workplace,                                            Business for the Arts, Broward

2018                     Armory Art Center

                             Demonstration for Women in the Visual Arts

                             Workshop at Studio 18, Pembroke Pines

2017                     Fabric Printing, Florida CraftArt Gallery, St. Petersburg

2016                     Art Boca Raton/ Artist at Work Demo

2015                     Artist at Work series: Boca Raton Museum of Art

                             Co-chair- Invoking the Muse exhibit at Coral Springs Museum of Art

                             Artist Encounter, IKEA, Sunrise

                            Team Building through Art, Florida Atlantic University, Davie, FL

                           Printmaking Workshop: Jaffe Center for Book Arts, Florida Atlantic University

                           Tea at the Artist Café:  Coral Springs Museum of Art

                           Artist Lecture: Quilting in the Pines and Gold Coast Quilt Guild

2014                   Conservatory Prep High School

2013                   Arts and Nature Family Day, Anne Kolb Nature Center


2012                   Co-curator:” Fresh Design, Florida Atlantic University;

                           Funding Arts Broward, Artist lecture

1980-2011         Art Educator for Broward County Schools (elementary through H.S)

2011                   Teaching Artists workshop, Broward Cultural Division.

1998-2011         Clinical Educator for Unversity Student Internships, Practicum and New Educators.

2006-2008       Human Relations Council Advisor, McArthur High School.

2006                  Fine and Performing Arts Dept. Head, McArthur HS, Hollywood, Florida

2000                   Curriculum Writing Team/ Broward County Art Curriculum Guide

1996-1998          Steering Committee/ Broward County Regional Scholastic Art Exhibit.

1996                    Organized first county wide Youth Art Month Exhibit, Broward School Board.