Living my life as an artist is an amazing gift for which I am most grateful. Each day is filled with discoveries, explorations, challenges and illuminations. Life doesn’t get much better than that.


Winner of the Margo Harris Hammerschlag Biennial International Stone Sculpture Award $5,000, 2015.
Artists as Art Therapist, Loyola Marymount Art Therapy/Marriage and Family Therapy Department, Los Angeles, CA 5/2015-2016.
National Association of Women’s Gallery, 80 Fifth Ave, NY,NY Small Works Exhibition 7/9-31, 2015.
Pergolina: solo show, Toluca Lake, CA 2015.
University of Pennsylvania Hub-Roberson Gallery: 2nd place Award Winner 2014.
National Association of Women Artist Gallery: NY, NY President Award 2014.
Kennrick Gallery, solo show, Stroud U.K. 2013.
Re-Gallery: solo show and ongoing exhibits, Solana Beach, CA 2010-2012.
Grand Central Art Center, Santa Anna CA. 2012 and 2010.
Orange County Center for Contemporary Arts, Santa Anna CA. 2010.
Laband Art Gallery, Loyola Marymount University, Los Angeles, CA 2009.
World’s 6 Top Cutting Edge Artists, London U.K. St Augustine’s Church 2009.
Fullerton State College Art Gallery, Fullerton CA 2008.
Park Exhibit Center, Idyllwild, CA. 2010, 2008, 2007.
New Orleans Museum of Art, New Orleans, LA.
Downtown City of San Diego’s Art, San Diego, CA.
Del Mar Art Center, Del Mar, CA. Oceanside Museum, Oceanside, CA.

These are places where you may have heard me speak or been part of my class:

CNN Art Therapy with the Children Traumatized by Hurricane Katrina.
NPR Radio speaking on art therapy & the effects of natural disasters on children
University of California San Diego, La Jolla CA.
University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA.
Idyllwild Academy for the Arts, Idyllwild, CA.
Loyola Marymount University, Los Angeles, CA.
Center for Disease Control, Atlanta Georgia.
Art Therapy Conference, New Orleans LA. 2008
New Orleans Museum of the Art, New Orleans, LA.
Mayfield High School, Pasadena CA.
Glendale Memorial Hospital, Glendale, CA.
Spiritridge Elementary School, Bellevue, WA.


Loyola Marymount University, Los Angeles, CA. MA: Art Therapy/Marriage and Family Therapy.
Art Center and College of Design, Pasadena CA: Illustration.
Cornish School of Art, Seattle WA.
Western Washington University, Bellingham, WA: BA Education.