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shows and other fun

  • 1994 One Woman Show "They Are The People" Sunset Gallery, Sunset Drive, Miami, Florida

  • 1995 Beaux Arts Festival, The University of Miami, Coral Gables, FL

  • 1998 Surfside Art Festival, Surfside, Florida 

  • 2002 - 2004  " La Gente de Sur America" Datran Centre Art Lobby, Miami, Florida

  • 2005 -2006 Coconut Grove Art Festival, Coconut Grove, Fl

  • 2007-2009 Asheville Art in The Park, Asheville, NC

  • 2014 - 2024 East Bay Open Studios, Winter and Summer Shows, Albany, California

  • 2016 Pro Arts Open Studios

  • 2016 "Crowded By Beauty" One Woman Show and Art Reception, Berkeley, California

  • 2017 "Suenos Enigmaticos" One Woman Show Pastel Paintings, Albany Community Center Foyer, Albany, California

  • 2018 Art Walk On Solano, Berkeley, California

  • 2019-2024 American Artwork Curated Work


  • 1995 present: Artist and Freelance Illustrator, Miami, Florida - Albany, California

     Childrens Book and Editorial Illustration.  My first illustrated children book was "Modern Rhymes About Ancient Times Ancient Greece", Childrens Press a division of Scholastic Press" 2001.  My second children book was "Sago A Very Special Service Dog" Pawsitive Tales, Inc. 2011 .  I produce work for commission and gallery shows.  Today I teach students at my studio in Albany, Ca..  I work with high school students who need help with their portfolio preparation for application to the best art schools in country.  This is one of the most rewarding work that I do.  Every time a student gets into one of these schools it makes such a difference in their lives, but it does in mine too.


  • 1982-1988: Partners in Design, Desktop Publishing Center, Owner Art Director, Miami, Florida 

     This was the first Desktop Publishing center in Miami.  I worked with clients designing brochures, flyers, logos, and all types of company materials. I taught clients and college students on how to use desktop publishing as it was new to the market.  I had the first Macintosh (wysiwyg) computer and the Apple printer at the time for designing brochures, menus, documents for all kinds of companies .  I did many graphic design and illustration projects for my clients.  My clients included Gevalia Coffee, New York, NY., Harcourt Brace & Co., Orlando, Florida, Lightning Source New York, NY., Monotype Composition, Boston, Mass., Univision Sabado Gigante, Miami, Florida, BrainWash San Francisco, California, Rest EZ, Miami, Florida, Boca Raton Tennis Center, Boca Raton, Florida, and Burdines Department Stores, Miami, Florida.

  • 1988-1992: American Bankers Insurance Group, Graphic Designer, Miami, Florida 


    Produced brochures, company advertising, bang tails, production material, illustrations for all company brochures, flyers, advertisements, books and related materials.  Artwork produced for in-house videos for the company and other insurance companies.  Hurricane Andrew destroyed the entire company corporate buildings in 1992.


  •  2005-2009: Skipping Stones Private School, Elementary Art Teacher Miami, Florida 


     I taught children ages 5-7.  It was an all hands on art teaching.  I worked closely in small class sizes with my students in fun and instructional art projects using mixed media, pastels, colored pencils, acrylics, clay sculpture using various materials and recyclables, fiber art projects and hand drawn animation.

  • 2010-2014: Ruth K. Broad Bay Harbor K-8 Art Program, Art Teacher, Bay Harbor, Florida 

    Art teacher, I taught art to elementary and middle school students.  I instructed the students in pastel, oils, watercolor, all kinds of projects in drawing, painting, story and book illustration.  I also teach animation using light tables and animation boards this is especially instructive and incredible fun for the student to see their drawing actually move.  I prepare middle school students portfolios for the highly competitive art high schools in Miami like DASH and The New World School of The Arts. These are world class art high schools that prepare students to apply to the best art colleges in the United States and the world.


1979-1982  The School of Visual Arts, New York, N.Y.    B.F.A., 1982

1992-1995  The University of Miami, Coral Gables, Florida   M.F.A., 1995

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