Education:

BA in Film and Writing, University of Pittsburgh, 1973. MA in Creative Writing, Boston University, 1995.

Studies in mask-making, sculpture and cartapesta in Venice, Rome and Lecce, Italy, 1990, 2008, 2010, 2012, and 2014.

RYT 500 Yoga Teacher Certification

Artist Residency:

ACCM Residency, Palace Bacile di Castiglione, Spongano, Italy, 2015 BAU, Otranto, 2014.
Dorset House, Dorset, VT, 1992, 1994, 1996, 1998.

Awards:
1
998 Dante Alighieri Fellowship (study in Rome) 1996 Barbara Deming Award for Women Artists 1995 UrbanArts Award (public art)

Public Art:

Eight-foot granite monolith "GRANDMOTHERS" permanently installed at Jackson Square, Boston, MA.

Solo Shows:

2014 - “Episodes of Violence,” Otranto Castle, Otranto , Italy.

2014 “The Brazilians,” West Side Lounge, Cambridge, MA .

Selected Group Exhibitions:

2015 -  Alfred Gallery, Tel Aviv, Israel.

2015 -  Cambridge Art Association, Fall Salon, Cambridge MA.

2015 - Galatea Gallery, New England Collective VI, Boston, MA.

2015 - Kathryn Schultz Gallery, Cambridge, MA.
2015 - University Place Gallery, Cambridge, MA.
2015 - Unbound Vol V, Artistree, Woodstock, VT.

2015 - Doppelganger, Atlantic Works Gallery, Boston, MA.
2015 - Annemarie Sculpture Garden (Smithsonian Museum affiliate), Solomons, MD

2015 - Palazzo Bacile di Castiglione, Spongano, Salento, Italy
2015 - Biennale Project, Venice Biennale, Venice, Italy
2015
- Whatcom Museum, National Salon des Refusés, Bellingham, WI
2015 - Spring Bull Gallery ( Honorable Mention), Newport, RI.

2014 - Figure50, Massachusetts Artists (online curated exhibit of 50 US figurative artists).

2014 - Unbound Vol IV, Artistree, Woodstock, VT.
2014 - Galatea Gallery, New England Collective V, Boston, MA.
2014 - Annemarie Sculpture Garden (Smithsonian Museum affiliate), Solomons, MD 2014 - Piano Craft Gallery, Boston, MA.
2014 - Alpers Fine Art, Andover, MA.
2013 - Galatea Gallery, New England Collective IV, Boston, MA.
2013, 2014 - Artist's Choice, Somerville Museum, Somerville, MA.
2011, 2012 and 2013 - Boston State House, Boston, MA.
2012 - Gallery on Main Street, Saxonburg, PA.
2012 - North River Gallery, Marshfield, MA.
2011 and 2012 - Reisinkoff Gallery, Boston, MA.
2011 - Gallery 342 Broadway, Cambridge, MA.

Select Books:

The Virgin Knows - St.Martin’s Press, 1995; GATE Press 2010; Kindle 2013.

The Fiddle Case - IAP 2007; GATE Press, 2010, Kindle, 2008.
American Women, Italian Style - Fordham University Press, 2010.