Artist Statement/Bio              Teaching Philosophy              Professional Highlights              Education & Professional Experience              Professional Memberships


Featured Artist:  Élan Magazine, Celebrating the Arts, Spring, 2010

Invited Artist:   "12th Annual Faces Juried Online International Art Exhibition" at, March 1, 2010-February 2011,  juried by Laurence Bradshaw, Curator, Professor of Art, University of Nebraska; Special Recognition Award "Circle of Friends" Teapot

Featured Artist:
Gallery Art Show, Har Shalom Temple, Potomac, Maryland , April 29-June 30, 2010

Featured Artist: “Spring Art 2009,” JCCNV Gallery, Fairfax, Virginia 2009

Invited Artist: “Kennedy Center Choral Arts Society Exhibit,” Washington, DC, 2009

Invited Artist: “Craftsman House 2nd Annual Invitational Teapot Show,” St. Petersburg, Florida 2008

Participating Artist: Numerous Fine Arts & Craft Shows, Sugarloaf Gaithersburg, Maryland, Ann Arbor Art Fairs, Ann Arbor, Michigan; American Craft Council Show, Baltimore, Maryland; West Springfield, Massachusetts; Chicago, Illinois; Gasparilla Festival of Art, Tampa, Florida; Philadelphia Craft Market, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; Richmond Art & Design Show, Richmond, Virginia; Lincoln Center Crafts, New York, New York; Lyndhurst Crafts Festival, Lyndhurst, New York, The Philadelphia Furniture Show—all from 1985-2009

Participating Artist: “Arts on the Avenue,” Alexandria, Virginia, 2008 & 2009

Invited Artist: “Pearls, Pumps & Presents,” Life with Cancer Center Fundraiser, 2009

Featured Artist: “Art Pottery’s 18th Annual Fall Studio Show”, The Washington Post Newspaper, Weekend edition, 2008

Invited Artist: Visiting ceramics lecturer, Fairfax County High Schools, 1996-present

Featured Artist: “Jewish Artists at Summer Art Fair,” Detroit Jewish News, Detroit, Michigan, 2003

Ceramic Consultant: Winkler Preserve Nature Center & Summer Arts Camp teacher, Alexandria, Virginia, 2008-2009

Ceramic Consultant: Montgomery Country Maryland school system, Walt Whitman High School, Bethesda, Maryland, 2004

Featured Artist: “500 Baskets”, Lark Books, page 373, “Ode to the Orioles Bamboo Basket”, 2006

Published Artist: “Marketing your fine Crafts”, The Crafts Report 2007

Certified Personal Exercise Trainer: certified by National Sports Performance Association (NSPA) & American Fitness Association (AFA) 1996 to 2005

Published Artist: Clay Times Magazine, 1997

Best of Show: Northern Virginia Xmas Arts Festival, Chantilly, Virginia 1996

Featured Artist: Virginia Artisans Statewide Directory, 1996

Invited Artist: “100 Bowls of Compassion,” Fundraiser benefiting “Miriam’s Kitchen” homeless shelter, Washington, DC, 2004-present

Contributing Artist: donations of numerous art pottery annually to auctions benefiting AIDS, Life with Cancer Center, Our Daily Bread, Gesher JDS, JCCNV

Featured Artist: “I Sell from my Studio,” The Crafts Report, 1995

Featured Artist: Pottery selected for Arts Show Postcards and promotional brochure covers, Great Falls Art Fair, Great Falls, Virginia; Ann Arbor Winter Art Fair, Ann Arbor, Michigan; Ann Arbor Summer Arts Fair, Ann Arbor, Michigan, National Crafts Fair, Gaithersburg, Maryland; Sugarloaf Crafts Fair, Timonium, Maryland; Morristown Craft Market, Morristown, New Jersey 1994-2008

Featured Artist: “Annandale artist creates for Occoquan Coffee House,” The Washington Times, 1998

Invited Artist: “Art in Clay”, Gallery of the JCCNV, 1993

Featured Artist: “Beach Inspires Multi-Media Artist,” The Washington Weekly, Museums and Galleries, 1992

Featured Artist: “Hand Deeds,” The Star Ledger of Morris County, Morristown, New Jersey, 1992

Featured Artist: “Nature Plays prominent role in Artist’s Work,” Atlantic City Press, Atlantic City, New Jersey, 1992

Participating Artist: Keynote Speaker, “Marketing Your Crafts,” The Clay Connection, Alexandria, Virginia, 1992

Featured Artist: “Winter Art Fair Returns,” The Ann Arbor News, Ann Arbor, Michigan 1991

Featured Artist: Fall/Winter Issue, Niche Magazine, 1990

Featured Artist: “The Daily News” Weekend Edition, Westchester, New York, 1990

Invited Artist: Group invitational, The Collectors’ Gallery, Indianapolis, Indiana, 1991

Invited Artist: One Person Show, Original Accents Gallery, Great Falls, Virginia, 1989

Invited Artist: Mixed Media Invitational Show, Gallery Alexander, LaJolla, California, 1988

Invited Artist: Holiday Show, The Artisans Gallery, Great Neck, New York, 1988

Invited Artist: “Premier Designer” Valley Forge Buyers Market, Valley Forge, Pennsylvania, 1986

Published Artist: “Female Artists’ Guide to Sanity and Survival,” The Crafts Report, 1986

Cover Artist: Sunshine Artist Magazine, 1985



Best of Show – Capitol Expo Winter Craft Fair, 2008

Best of Mixed Media – Silverhawk Internet Art Competition, 1999 -2000

Best of Show – Great Falls Summer Arts Fair, Great Falls, Virginia, 1995

Best of the Michigan Guild of Artists – Michigan Guild of Artists Gallery, Ann Arbor, Michigan, 1992

Best of Show in Design Excellence – Philadelphia Craft Market, 1991

Badger Airbrush Award – adapting airbrush for 3-D art pottery, 1991

Allied Affiliate Award – American Society of Interior Designers, 1988

Excellence in Interior Design- Halo Lighting Company, 1978

Salute to Women Artisans Award for Professional Creative Perfection”: presented by Joan Mondale & the Professional Women in Business Association, of Washington, DC for excellence in the arts, 1985

National History Honors Society – American University, Washington, DC 1966

Mortar Board Honors Society – American University, Washington, DC 1965








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