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Education
1982    Syracuse University - Magna cum Laude
Syracuse, New York
B.F.A Painting
 
Exhibits
2017 March Open Exhibit, Art League Gallery, Alexandria, VA - Best in Show
 
2015 Stormy Weather, Annapolis Maritime Museum, Annapolis, MD
 
2014 May All-Media, Art League Gallery, Alexandria, VA
  Abstract Expressionism Revisited, Art League Gallery, Alexandria, VA
 
2013 Local Color, Tidewater Inn, Easton, MD
  2013 American Women Artist Associate Member Online Juried Competition
  Flora and Fauna, Art League Gallery, Alexandria, VA - Honorable Mention
 
2012 Small and Large Works, Art League Gallery, Alexandria, VA -
Honorable Mention
  Group Portrait Exhibit, Sapphire Gallery, Artspace Herndon, Herdon, VA
  September All-Media Membership Show, Art League Gallery, Alexandria, VA - Honorable Mention
  'Scapes, Art League Gallery, Alexandria, VA
  Highlights of Plein Air Coastal Delaware, Rehoboth Art League, Rehoboth Beach, DE
  Bedtime Stories, Art League Gallery, Alexandria, VA
 
2011 December All-Media Membership Show, Art League Gallery, Alexandria, VA
  Small Works Show, Art League Gallery, Alexandria, VA
  October All-Media Membership Show, Art League Gallery, Alexandria, VA
  September All-Media Membership Show, Art League Gallery, Alexandria, VA
  Rehoboth Beach Paint Out, Camp Rehoboth Community Center, Rehoboth Beach, DE - Honorable Mention
  May All-Media Membership Show, Art League Gallery, Alexandria, VA
  About Face: Stories in Portraits, Annmarie Sculpture Garden and Arts Center, Solomons, MD
  January All-Media Exhibit, Art League Gallery, Alexandria, VA
 
2010 December All-Media Membership Show, Art League Gallery, Alexandria, VA - Honorable Mention
  Small Works Show, Art League Gallery, Alexandria, VA
  Art in City Hall, City Hall, Alexandria, VA
  Rehoboth Beach Paint Out, Rehoboth Beach Theatre of the Arts, Rehoboth Beach, DE
  Curves, Art League Gallery, Alexandria, VA
  Herstory, Art League Gallery, Alexandria, VA
 
2009 December All Media Membership Show, Art League Gallery, Alexandria, VA
  September All Media Membership Show, Art League Gallery, Alexandria, VA
  Black and White Membership Show, Art League Gallery, Alexandria, VA - Honorable Mention
  4th Annual Riverbend Park Paintout, Great Falls, VA - Honorable Mention
  May All Media Membership Show, Art League Gallery, Alexandria, VA
  Real/Unreal, Art League Gallery, Alexandria, VA
  Let There be Light, Art League Gallery, Alexandria, VA
 
2008 Small Works Show, Art League Gallery, Alexandria, VA
  'Scapes: International Landscape Show, Art League Gallery, Alexandria, VA
  MAPAPA Exhibition at River Farm, Alexandria, VA
  Rehoboth Beach Paint Out, Bellmoor Inn, Rehoboth Beach, DE
  Riverbend Park Paint Out, Great Falls, VA
  May All-Media Membership Show, Art League Gallery, Alexandria, VA
  Interplay: Humanity and Nature, Art League Gallery, Alexandria, VA
  March All-Media Membership Show, Art League Gallery, Alexandria, VA
  January >= 100 Artists Show, Art League Gallery, Alexandria, VA
 
2007 October All-Media Membership Show, Art League Gallery, Alexandria, VA
  MAPAPA All Member Show, City Hall, Annapolis, MD
  July All-Media Membership Show, Art League Gallery, Alexandria, VA
  Rehoboth Beach Paint Out, Bellmoor Inn, Rehoboth Beach, DE
  Paint Alexandria Show, Art League Gallery, Alexandria, VA
  Riverbend Park Plein Air Competition, Great Falls, VA
  Art in City Hall, City Hall, Alexandria, VA - Honorable Mention
  Workshop Teachers and Students, South Street Art Gallery, Easton, MD
  Ebb and Flow: Coastal Life, Art League Gallery, Alexandria, VA
 
2006 December All-Media Membership Show, Art League Gallery, Alexandria, VA
  Art and Politics, Art League Gallery, Alexandria, VA - Honorable Mention
  International Landscape Show, Art League Gallery, Alexandria, VA
  July All-Media Membership Show, Art League Gallery, Alexandria, VA
  Paint Alexandria, Art League Gallery, Alexandria, VA
  American Landscapes, Washington Gallery of Photography, Bethesda, MD
  Black and White Show, Art League Gallery, Alexandria, VA
  8th Annual All Media Exhibition, Touchstone Gallery, Washington, DC
  Art in City Hall: A Juried Exhibition, Alexandria City Hall, Alexandria, VA
 
2005 Small Works Show, Art League Gallery, Alexandria, VA
  Urban Life Show, Art League Gallery, Alexandria, VA
  2004 Open Exhibition, Verizon Gallery, Annandale, VA
 
2003 2003 Open Exhibition, Verizon Gallery, Annandale, VA
  Small Works Show, Art League Gallery, Alexandria, VA
 
2002 Annual Small Works, Art League Gallery, Alexandria, VA
  New Symbols, Montgomery College Gallery, Rockville, MD
  To the Nth Degree, Touchstone Gallery, Washington, DC
  Post This! An Art Critic's Choice, Studio Gallery, Washington, DC