Born in Fall River, Massachusetts • June 20, 1952

During a brief encounter with higher education I majored in fine arts, then worked for many years in the graphic design, marketing, and publishing industries as a designer, consultant, and illustrator. Nineteen years ago I began working as a freelance designer and illustrator, and shortly thereafter started to paint, then to make monotypes. In June of 2009, I completed my first installation, 13,699, and started Art for Water, an initiative to raise awareness of the shrinking availability of clean water through public-participation art.

solo exhibitions

2011     River of Words Stream of Conscience, Sharon Arts Gallery, Peterborough, NH
2010     13,999 at Pingree School, South Hamilton, MA 2010
2010     13,999 at D:2:E Conference, Hynes Convention Center, Boston, MA
2006 & 2004     Anderson-Soule Gallery, Concord, NH

selected group exhibitions & installations

2013     Printivale, Translations Gallery, Canton, OH
2012     New England Biennial, Brattleboro Museum and Art Center, Brattleboro, VT
2012     Stream of Conscience, Montshire Museum of Science, Norwich, VT
2012     A-maze-ing Water, New York Aquarium, Brooklyn, NY
2012     Uncommon River, Pritchard Art Gallery, University of Idaho, Moscow, ID
2011     The Value of Water, Cathedral Church of St. John the Divine, New York, NY
2011     Watermark, Woolen Mill Gallery, Reedsburg, WI
2011     Ripple Effect, The Art of H2O, Peabody Essex Museum, Salem, MA
2010     Green Too, Annmarie Garden Sculpture Park & Art Center, Solomons, MD
2009     Downstream, Thorne-Sagendorph Art Gallery, Keene State College, Keene, NH, curated
2009     Water: Mystery & Plight, Sharon Arts Exhibition Gallery, Peterborough, NH, curated
2008     Blanche Ames National Art Exhibition, North Easton, MA
2008     The Secret Knowledge of Water, Nave Gallery, Somerville, MA
2008     GALEX 42, National Juried Competition, Galesburg Civic Art Center, Galesburg, IL
2007     Essex Art Center, Annual Juried Show, Lawrence, MA
2007     Alexandria Museum of Art 20th September Competition, Alexandria, LA
2007, 2002 & 1998     Thorne-Sagendorph Art Gallery Biennial Competition, Keene, NH
2006     Two Rivers Printmaking Studio: Momenta II, White River Junction, VT
2005     NH Institute of Art Biennial, Manchester, NH
2004     NH Printmaking, Sharon Arts Exhibition Gallery, Peterborough, NH
2002     The Assignment: Self-Portrait, Jaffrey Civic Center, Jaffrey, NH
2003 & 1998     Fitchburg Art Museum Regional Exhibition of Art & Craft, Fitchburg, MA


Franklin Pierce University, Rindge, NH, fall semester 2009, 2010, 2012, 2013  •  Lamprey River Advisory Committee, Durham, NH, October, 2013  •  Prichard Art Gallery, University of Idaho, Moscow, ID, February 2012  •  New York Aquarium, Brooklyn, NY, June 2012  •  Montshire Museum of Science, Norwich, VT, June-September, 2012  •  Pingree School, South Hamilton, MA, October, 2010

lectures & programs: 

Art for Water, ongoing  •  Sharon Arts Center, Printmaking Panel Discussion, April, 2010  •  Essex Art Center, Gallery Talk, November 2007  •  Sharon Arts Center, Left Bank Artists Group Gallery Talk, December 2006  •  Anderson-Soule Gallery, Demystifying the Monotype Print, October 2004  •  Western Massachusetts Women’s Caucus for Art “Artists Speak Series” The Creative Process, November 2002

corporate collections:

Sulloway & Hollis, Concord, NH  •  Concord Hospital, Concord, NH  •  Nixon, Peabody, LLP, Boston, MA  •  Florida Cancer Specialists, Bonita Springs, FL  •  North Run Capital, Boston, MA


Anne Slade Frey Charitable Trust Grant, 2009 & 2010  •  NH Allstate Art Festival Mentor, Currier Art Museum, Manchester, NH 2008 & 2009  •  Artists Professional Toolbox Fellow, Boston, MA  •  2007 Clowes Fellowship, Vermont Studio Center, Johnson, VT 2003