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A work in progress

After years in technical writing, I returned to school and received my BFA from Rhode Island School of Design. My work explores color and image in acrylic, collage, and wearables. I teach at the Arlington Center for the Arts and lead classes for the elderly and folks in long-term care.

To pursue a subject, I layer and edit, moving between materials, seeking the music-like rhythm where elements converge in harmony. It is a process of ceaseless questions, always looking for the chance to clarify meaning and push past what’s come before. In art as in life, balance is momentary and emerges from ceaseless change.

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Selected Shows  

Of Earth and Air, Loading Dock Gallery, Lowell, MA   2018

Paper Dolls, Groton Library, Groton, MA   2017

ArtFocus, New England Biolabs, Ipswich, MA   2014

Cotton, Fountain Street Fine Art, Framingham, MA   2013

The Other F-Word, Bunker Hill Community College, Boston, MA   2013

In the Third Dimension, ALL Gallery, Lowell, MA   2012

No Holds Barred, New England Quilt Museum, Lowell, MA   2011

Body Bazaar, Fuller Craft Museum, Brockton, MA   2008

Sum of the Parts, Surface Design Association, Kansas City, MO 2007

Surface Tension, James Howe Gallery, Kean University, Union, NJ   2006

Alzheimer’s: Forgetting Piece by Piece, Shelburne Museum, Shelburne, VT  2006

Form Not Function, Carnegie Center for Art, New Albany, IN   2005

Collections

Jeanne D’Arc Credit Union, Westford, MA

Visiting Nurses’ Association, Lowell, MA

New England BioLabs, Ipswich, MA

 Teaching  

Carleton-Willard Village, Bedford,  MA

River Court Residences, Groton,  MA

Life Care Center of Acton, Acton,  MA

Newbury Court, Concord,  MA

Arlington Center for the Arts, Arlington, MA

  Education

Rhode Island School of Design, BFA, Providence, RI, 1991

Decordova Museum School, Lincoln, MA, 1986-88

Kirkland College, BA, Clinton, NY, 1977

Affiliations

Western Avenue Studios Artist Association, Lowell, MA

Loading Dock Gallery, Lowell, MA