As a photographer and mixed media artist interested in themes of transformation, my work gravitates toward finding the extraordinary in the ordinary, the universal in the commonplace. Creating photographs and mixed media compilations from objects and natural elements we see every day, my focus is on the layers of meaning beyond the surface, surprise couplings and unconscious revelations.
Though I began my art career as a traditional black-and-white news and event photographer, currently I primarily work with abstract digital photography transfers and mixed media collage on non-traditional substrates such as wood, metal and stone papers. Recent subjects have included the concept of literal and figurative possessions, studies of winter trees and the ethereal nature of water.
Rhode Island Center for Photographic Arts, Providence, RI, First Annual Members Community Show, June 21 - July 13, 2018
Mystic Museum of Art, Mystic, CT, Members and Elected Artists Show, June 15 - July 28, 2018, Members' Overall Excellence Award
IMAGO Gallery, Featured Artist: Animate Objects, February 8 - March 18, 2018; Shells and Pomegranates, June 15 - July 22, 2018.
Providence Center for Photographic Arts, Providence, RI, Annual Members’ Holiday Exhibit, December 7, 2017 – January 12, 2018
Spring Bull Gallery, Newport, RI, Artist's Choice 2017, August 5 - 31, 2017
Mystic Museum of Art, Mystic, CT, 61st Regional Show, August 4 - September 16, 2017
Providence Center for Photographic Arts, Member Showcase: New Work from Members of PCPA, June 15 – August 11, 2017
IMAGO Gallery, Warren, RI, “Little Black Boxes,” December 8 – 31; “A Geologic Point of View,” Sept. 28 – October 29; "Crossing the Yellow Line," August 24 - September 24; “Summer en Noir,” July 20 – August 20, 2017; “Variations on a Theme: On the Edge,” June 15 – July 16, 2017; “Signs of Spring,” May 11 – June 11, 2017; “In Search of My Giverny,” February 2 – March 5, 2017
Soho Photo Gallery, New York, NY, 2016 National Alternative Process Competition,
November 2 - 26, 2016
Verum Ultimum Art Gallery,Portland, Oregon, "Chasing Ghosts: Art that Pierces the Veil through remembrance, legacy, and beyond...," 50 artists over 50 works of art, October 28 - November 19, 2016
Art League of Rhode Island juried group exhibit,"Surface Tension" at URI Fine Arts Center Main Gallery,October 11 - November, 18, 2016
IMAGO Gallery, Featured Artist: Possessed or Possessed?, April 28 - June 12, 2016
Newport Art Museum, Juried Members Show, February 6 - May 22, 2016
Founding Member, Past President, Board Member, Imago Foundation for the Arts
Global Communications Director, Sensata Technologies
Communications Manager, Texas Instruments, Sensors & Controls
Freelance Photographer, Writer and Editor
Reporter and Editor for several newspapers, including The Providence Journal in Providence, RI, The Evening News in Southbridge, MA and The Day in New London, CT
MS in Communications Management, Simmons College
BA in Sociology, Smith College
Photography classes and workshops at Bristol Workshops in Photography, Maine Photographic Workshops, Harvard Center for Lifelong Learning, Rhode Island School of Design Continuing Education Program, and DASS Art Image Transfer Workshops with Bonny Lhotka and Mary Taylor