I live in Michigan with my husband, 2 teenage boys, and 2 fuzzy kids. Friends call me “bionic” because I’ve had 6 joint replacements all before the age of 50. Painting has become my saving grace; when I can attend to the canvas and let the rest of the world slip away…


Throughout my life, I have found that art is the one thing that I keep coming back to. It’s the one thing that lightens my load, that speaks to me and lifts my spirits. It kept me company as a young girl, became a teacher as a teenager, and will be a mentor for my soul always. Click on Biography to continue reading.

Artist statement

My ultimate goal is to preserve precious memories and passions, create archival works of art that can be shared for and by generations, and to foster a connection between the artist, the art, and the viewer. Click on Artist Statement to read more.


Courses/Volunteering/Work/Education. Click on Resume to view.