A story to write, a brush in the hand, some clay in the fingers: that is happiness.
When I graduated from Syracuse University with
a B.A. in Zoology/Journalism, I believed myself ready to become
a science article writer for magazines. What I became was a wife
of a man getting his Ph. D. degree; I also became the mother of
In between household tasks I worked as a hematology technician doing research for the Atomic Energy Commission. In other parts of my life I taught music, tutored special needs students, and served on various town committees, including the Library Trustees, Conservation Commission and the Historical Society. I played early music, and percussion in bands.
I earned an M.Ed. in Creative Arts Therapy.
I was saving art for my old age. But I couldn’t wait.
In addition to attending various workshops on art techniques, I studied with Martha Oldham of West Groton as part of The Harbor Watercolorists for several years. I explored sculpture at Sharon Arts and Mount Wachusett Community College.
My work has been exhibited in the annual shows of The Harbor Watercolorists; and the artisan shows of The Townsend Historical Society.