I am a visual artist and a teacher. I have an MFA in painting from The School of the Art Institute of Chicago, and I have been teaching art in public and private schools and community art centers for over 20 years.
I have been working on interactive public art and facilitating collaborative community art-making projects for 12 years.
I try to balance teaching, community art-making and my own personal ‘studio’ practice.
I believe in creatively experiencing life, and feel compelled to make things as a way of understanding myself, my ‘story’, the people I’m privileged to be connected to, and the amazing places I find myself in.
My hope is that the art that comes out of all this will be meaningful to others.