Born 1974, Milwaukee, Wisconsin 


1993 -1995         Milwaukee Institute of Art and Design, Milwaukee, WI 

1998 -2000         North American School of Decorative Arts, Chicago, IL 

2001 -2003         Otis Collage of Art and Design, Los Angeles, CA 

2002- 2006        Private instruction for fine art Painting with Los Angeles based artist Richard Shelton 

2006-2009         Photography classes and workshops with Natasha Calzatti, George Simion 

2012-2014          Glendale City Collage, Ceramics program 

2018                 Pasadena City College, digital media  



2023                 Inventing an Absence, Brandstater Gallery, La Sierra University, Riverside, CA

2022                 Nature vs Nurture, Brea Gallery, Brea, CA

2020                 Pandemic year – Home school parent / studio time / making bodies of work

2019                 Every Woman Biennial, C. Finley, Curator Los Angeles, CA  

2019                  34th Annual Made in California, , Yevgeniya Mikhailik, Curator, Brea Gallery, Brea, CA 

2019                 Barker Hanger at Other Places Art Fair, San Pedro, CA 

2018                 Room and Board benefit for LA Family housing, Culver City, CA 

2017                 Room and Board benefit for LA Family housing, Culver City, CA 

2016                 Frog Town Art Walk solo studio exhibition, Los Angeles, Ca 

2014-2015          Motherhood -  grew a human, gave birth, family focus, Los Angeles, CA  

2012                  Collage of the Canyons, solo exhibition, Santa Clarita, CA 

2012                  Small Works Los Angeles Municipal Art Gallery at Barnsdall Park (LAMAG) 3rd place winner            

2010                  Clover, solo exhibition of small mixed media works, Silver Lake, Ca 

2009                  Life After Life, group show, College of the Canyons Gallery, Santa Clarita, Ca 

2007                    College of the Canyons Gallery, Santa Clarita, CA  

2005                 The Studio Gallery. Women’s Show – Convergence   Los Angeles, Ca 

2005                 E.T. Risk studio, Santa Monica,  Ca 

2004                 Santa Monica Fine Art Studio, Santa Monica, Ca 

2004                 Anti Gallery, 31+ flavors, group show, Los Angeles, Ca  

2003                 Irvine Fine Arts Center, Photo 2003 

2003                 Second City Council Gallery, Women's Festival of the Arts 

2003                 Palos Verdes Art center, All Media Juried Exhibition 

2003                 Angels Gate Cultural Center, San Pedro, Ca