1997   BFA in Art (Painting), Daemen College, Amherst, NY

1998   NYS Teacher Certification in Art

2014   PA Teacher Certification in Art


Professional Experience


2016 – Present    Art Teacher/Artist, Brushstrokes on Canvas, Lebanon, PA

2015 – Present    Year Round Experience Instructor, Level 1, Milton Hershey

                          School, Hershey, PA  

2016   Long-Term Substitute Art Teacher, East Pennsboro School District, Camp

          Hill, PA

2015    Long-Term Substitute Art Teacher, Lower Dauphin School District,

           Hummelstown, PA

1997 – 2013    Portrait Artist/Manager, Kaman’s Art Shoppes, Inc., Chagrin Falls,



Organizations and Volunteer Work


Board of Directors and Program Chair, Hershey Area Art Association  

Member, Art Association of Harrisburg


American Cancer Society Fundraiser, East Pennsboro School District

Raised $575 in four hours sketching portraits


Exhibitions and Awards



Elizabethtown Fair

Second Place for Christmas ornament

Wildwood Park

Art in the Wild Exhibition

Third Place for collaborative installation Free Yourself

Art Association of Harrisburg

“Figuratively Speaking” Winter Membership Show



Elizabethtown Fair

Best of Show for painting Orgu

First Place for Christmas ornament

York Fair

First Place for painting Orgu

First Place for drawing Juvenescence

Third Place for Christmas ornament

Hershey Area Art Association

Hershey Public Library Members Show

Mechanicsburg Art Center

Small Works Show

Art Association of Harrisburg

“Figuratively Speaking” Winter Membership Show


News and Publications


George, Joseph and Barrie Ann,  “Art: A walk in the artistic ‘wild,’” The Sentinel, April 20, 2016.


Gleiter, Dan, “Wildwood Park’s ‘Art in the Wild’ features movement: photo gallery,” July 10, 2016.