I have a BFA in Jewelry Design. I have been a studio artist since 1987. In Stayton, Oregon I had two one woman shows in 1988 and 1989. My husband was moved around the U.S. with the company he worked for so when we transferred to North Carolina I was the Executive Director of Granville County Arts Council from 1989-1991. When we were transferred to West Virginia I was asked to develop a curriculum for a painting class for West Virginia Wesleyan College in 1994. Then we were transferred to Boise, Idaho where I taught high school Art at Kuna High School from 1998-2011. I have taught Acrylics, Oils, Ceramics, and Drawing.