Education


2002-2004 Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Masters of Fine Arts degree, Philadelphia, PA.

1999-2005 Travel and independent study in Albania, Hungary, Macedonia, Italy, Montenegro, Greece and Switzerland.

1995-2002 Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Certificate Program diploma, Philadelphia, PA.


Selected Exhibitions

2021 PAFA Fellowship Annual Juried Exhibition, Gross McCleaf Gallery Philadelphia, PA *received The Caroline Gibbons Granger Award

2021 The Butler Institute of American Art National Midyear Show, Youngstown, OH

2021 The Fred Danziger Collection of Contemporary Art, A traveling Exhibition: Gallery 22 Malvern, PA , Main Line Art Center, Haverford, PA and the Southern Alleghenies Museum Of Art Loretto, PA

2021 BAYarts Annual Juried Exhibition, Bay Village, OH

2021 Lakeland Juried Art show Kirtland, OH.

2021 Business Card Art Show, JKR Gallery, Provo UT

2021 Square Show, Stella Art Gallery, Willoughby, OH *Honorable mention

2021 Burton Library Annual Art Show, Burton, OH. 

2021 Unveiled Lake County Art Contest, Mentor, OH

2020 The NAWA 130th Annual Members Show, New York City, NY

2020 The Fairmount Center for the Arts 44th Annual Juried Art Exhibition Novelty, OH * Won 1st prize in painting and received an honorable mention

2020 PAFA FAME Juried Alumni Member’s Exhibition,  Hotbed Gallery Philadelphia, PA

2020 Philadelphia Sketch Club 157th Annual Small Oils Exhibition  Philadelphia, PA 

2020 BAYarts Annual Juried Exhibition, Bay Village, OH

2020 Philadelphia Sketch Club Art of the Flower, Philadelphia, PA

2019 Unveiled 28th Lake County Art Contest, Mentor, OH. *Won first prize in painting.

2019 Philadelphia Sketch Club Annual Members Art Exhibition Philadelphia, PA

2019 The Ohio Plein Air Society 16th Annual Painting Competition Cincinnati, Oh  * Won the Quick Draw and the Blick/Guerrilla Painting Award

2019 The NAWA 130th Annual Members Show, New York City, NY

2019 Philadelphia 2nd Annual Plein Air Exhibition, Philadelphia, PA

2019 B. Beamesderfer 4 Real/Unreal NAWA Show, Highland Park, NJ *Won Best in show

2019 Philadelphia Sketch Club New Members Exhibition, Philadelphia, PA

2019 The Butler Institute of American Art National Midyear Show, Youngstown, OH

2019 PAFA FAME Juried Alumni Member’s Exhibition, Philadelphia, PA

2019 National Art League 89th Annual Juried Exhibition, Douglaston, NY

2019 Parklane 27th Annual International Miniature Show, Kirtland, WA

2019 Philadelphia Sketch Club 156th Annual Small Oils Exhibition  Philadelphia, PA *Won 2nd prize

2019 BAYarts Annual Juried Exhibition, Bay Village, OH

2019 Philadelphia Sketch Club Art of the Flower Exhibition, Philadelphia,PA

2019 The NAWA Small Works Winter 2019 Exhibition, New York City, NY. *Won the NAWA first prize award

2018 Burton Library 47th Annual Art Show, Burton, OH. *Won Best in Show.

2018 Unveiled 26th Lake County Art Contest, Mentor, OH. *Won third prize in painting.

2018 The NAWA Small Works Summer 2018 Exhibition, New York City, NY. *Won the NAWA Excellence in Painting Award

2018 BAYarts Annual Juried Exhibition, Bay Village, OH

2018 Waterloo juried art exhibition Cleveland, OH.

2017 Dorothy McNamara Maloney memorial art show Mentor, OH.

2015 Lakeland Juried Art show Kirtland, OH.

2015 Burton juried art show Burton, OH.

2015 Dorothy McNamara Maloney Memorial Art Show Mentor, OH. *Won third prize in painting.

2007 QuoVavis, Solo Show, Tirana, Albania

2006 143rd Annual Exhibition of Small Oil Paintings at the Philadelphia Sketch Club, Philadelphia, PA. *Won the prize for best landscape and received an honorable mention.

2006 Philadelphia Sketch Club Members Show at Newman Gallery, Philadelphia, PA

2005 The Towpath gallery, Solo Show, New Hope, PA.

2005 Eagles Mere gallery of fine art Eagles Mere, PA.

2004 Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts Annual Student Exhibition, Philadelphia, PA.

2002 Juried Alumni Show Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts Philadelphia, PA.

2002 Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts Annual Student Exhibition, Philadelphia, PA.

2002 Awarded the Jimmy C. Lueders Painting Prize Special Notice, Philadelphia PA

2001 Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts Annual Student Exhibition, Philadelphia, PA.

2004-2019 Private collections sold paintings to private collectors in Scotland, France, Italy, Albania, Spain, and throughout the United States.


Organizations

Member of The National Association of Women Artists (NAWA)

Member of The Fellowship of the Pennsylvania of Fine Arts (FPAFA)

Member of The Philadelphia Sketch Club (PSC) inactive

 


Selected Publications

Featured in International Artist Magazine Book Volume 1 “100 Ways to Paint Favorite Subjects”. 

Featured in book called “Art In Your Mailbox” Features over 50 artists with images and articles.