My art is combination of impressionistic-expressionistic painting in oil and pastel. I choose any subject that offers me an opportunity to exaggerate color and texture beyond the real or photographic world. My goal, at this time, is to continue experimenting by enriching colors and surfaces to find more surprises and excitement .
Graduate of the Jackson von Ladau School of Fashion and Design, Boston Massachusetts, 1947-1949. Art History, Boston University, 1948. Studies with Gene Davis, 1966-1968. Studied at the Art League School , Alexandria, VA, 1976-1979; four years with Danni Dawson and two years wth Diane Tesler.
Member of the Art League, Alexandria, Virginia since 1971; Athenaeum Fine Arts Association of Northern Virginia; Fairfax Council of the Arts; National Artists Equity; National women in the Arts.
One-Artist, Oxon Hill Regional Library, 1978
Prince Georges Country Artist Today Touring Exhibition, 1979
Art Barn, Washington, D.C., 1980
One-Artist New Medical Center, Upper Marlboro Maryland, 1983
Spectrum Gallery, New Washington Artists, Member Bring a Member Show, Washington, D.C., 1985, 1987, and 1988
Area Wide Exhibition, Fairfax Country, Virginia, 1987
Pastel Society of America, National Juried Exhibition, 1987
Pastel Society of America, National Juried Exhibition, 1988
Spectrum Gallery, Wahington, D.C. 1990 and 1991
Athenaeum Area Wide Juried Exhibition, Alexandria, Virginia, 1991, 1992, 1993, and 2003
Georgetown Gallery 2004, National Hart Center, Antheneum, 2003
Maryland Traveling Exhibition, 1978
Numerous awards at Art League Membership Shows since 1979
Ramada Inn Invitational, Award of Excellance, 1981
Grumbacher Award First Place ''The American Landscape'', 1988
National Juried Allied Artists, Wintson-Salem, North Carolina, 1991
Marian Van Landingham Award, Patron Show, 1993
Work is currently on exhibit in several private and corporate collections in th United States including the Sterling/ Winston Corporate Collection, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Boeing Corporation, Small Libraries Association, Caron Collection in Paris and London, and many more