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Biography

Born 1935 in Brooklyn, New York
Educated in Brooklyn and Phoenix public schools
Scholarship to Brooklyn Museum School while in high school
Brandeis University: studied with Arthur Polonsky, Mitchell Siporin and Peter Grippe; graduated 1957, BA in European History
Traveled to Venice, Rome, Greece
Lived and worked at the Gardner Museum, Boston: worked at the museum as a conservationist (restorer) under the tutelage of George Stout and Alfred Jakstas
(moved to Maine, then Philadelphia, painted, raised family, active in anti- Vietnam War activities, war tax protest)
Tyler School of Art, Temple University, BFA, 1978 studied with Richard Cramer, Italo Scanga and Stephen Greene
Antioch New England Graduate School in Psychology, M.A. 1996

Work /Exhibitions:

Eyes Gallery exhibiting Mexican and Peruvian art
Challenge Show, Fleischer Art Memorial;
Race Gallery
Opens Friday at Moore College of Art
Nexus Gallery, Philadelphia, 1980, one-person shows: Survival Clothes, Artist's Theater; outdoor art projects (see reviews and interviews)
Philadelphia Art Alliance, Women: Self Image, juried by Janet Fleisher
Oxfam installation at Temple University sponsored by Church and World Institute
Amnesty International installation, Drexel University
Director of Visual Arts Program, Painted Bride Art Center
After hearing a talk by Lucy Lippard co-founded Art Squad, a street theater group on nuclear proliferation and war
Organized Artists' Call Against U.S. Intervention in Central America, Philadelphia
Received Women's International League for Peace and Freedom Artist's Award
Lived and worked in Tokyo for a year; worked as teacher of English as a Second Language and GED teacher in Philadelphia
Visted Nicaragua.
Moved to Maine, joined Union of Maine Visual Artists, (UMVA) did art garden, involved in foster children’s project, joined Sexual Assault Victims Emergency Services (SAVES) as hot-line volunteer and Board member
UMVA show: Columbus and the New World Order, see review by Donna Gold
Practicing psychotherapist, 1996 to present, in Farmington, and in Portland (until June 2005)
Exhibited at Robert Bly's The Great Mother Conference 2001, 2002, 2004, 2006
Exhibited in UMVA juried traveling show “War Flowers” juried by Natasha Mayers, and in UMVA show juried by Robert Shetterly at the College of the Atlantic 

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