I have always been drawn to the visual arts and would study paintings, mosaics, stained glass windows and sculptures. I took classes at Cranbrook Academy of Art in High School and followed my intrigue by attending the University of Michigan School of Art where I obtained a Bachelors of Fine Arts and later earned a Masters of Arts from Eastern Michigan University. Post graduate studio classes have been through the Chicago Art Institute, Maryland Art Institute and Arrowmount School of Art and Design.
I have taught Visual Art in the Ann Arbor Public Schools, University of Michigan and Washtenaw Community College. I am now working full time focusing on my own work exhibiting both locally as well as nationally. I am a member of the Clay Gallery and Potters Guild in Ann Arbor Michigan. My sources of inspiration come from the natural world which I find magical. I often reference it when creating my work.