Personal Statistics

Born and raised in the USA. Relocated to Germany in 1984. Fluent speaker of English, French, German, and Spanish.


1975 Scripps College, Claremont, California

Bachelor of Arts, art history and art

1978 California State University, Long Beach

Master of Fine Arts Degree, art and French


1974 Esterly Research Grant for thesis work, “Hopi Indian Kachinas as an Art Form,” USA

1978 All California Arts, 1st Prize, USA

1978-79 Rotary International Foundation Grant, France

1997 Holterdorf Graphic Prize, Germany

1999 Herforder Recycling Art Prize, Germany

2000 “Blickwechsel” Photography Prize, Germany


1979 Illustrations for “Cahiers d'alpinisme,” Paris, France

1980 Original lithography Illustration for collector’s edition of “Cahiers d'alpinisme,” Paris, France

1995 “Künstlern in Ost-Westfalen Lippe,” documentation catalog

1999 “Hier und Jetzt,” exhibition catalog for the Luebke Museum, Hamm, Germany

2000 “Miniatur,” catalog for travelling exhibition of the Flora-Westfalica in Rheda-Wiedenbrueck, Germany

Professional Memberships

2002 Frauenkunstforum-OWL, Germany

1997 Founding member and first president, “Gruppe 13,” Art Association for Herzebrock-Clarholz, Germany

1992 Art Association Warendorf-Beckum, Germany

1982-84 “Artists for the ghetto in Los Angeles,” supports art classes for ghetto children

Professional Activities

2003-04 Art teacher, Städtisches Gymnasium, Guetersloh, Germany

2001-present, Art teacher, Don Bosco School, Harsewinkel, Germany

2001 Art teacher, Städtisches Gymnasium, Guetersloh, Germany

1997-present, Art teacher, Music School for Guetersloh County

1997 Art teacher, Akazia Summer Academy, Latvia

1984-85 Graphic design assistant, Bertelsmann, Guetersloh, Germany

1980-82 Art teacher, University of California, Riverside

1977-78 Gallery assistant, Galleries of the University, Long Beach, California

1975-77 Art department technical assistant, California State University, Long Beach