Born: 1959 in Princeton, New Jersey


1979-1982 Parsons School of Design, New York. BFA

1978-1979 Barnard College, New York

1977-1978 Studio Arts Center International, Florence, Italy

1977 Societa Dante Alighieri, Rome, Italy (studied Italian)

1972-1975 Castle Hill Center for the Arts. Truro, MA


2010-present UCSD:

Drawing: Focus on Perception (beginning)

Drawing: Refining Technique (intermediate)

Figure Drawing I

Figure Drawing II

Introduction to Illustration

Animal Illustration

Drawing Ideas: Developing Your Sketchbook

Introduction to Painting

2002-2012 San Diego City College:


Sketching for Illustration



Editorial, promotion, advertising, print, website, branding and animation

Partial client list:

ZDF/ARTE (public television, Germany)

Neiman Marcus, Herman Miller, the Atlantic

NY Times, LA Times, Boston Globe, Washington Post, Vogue, Vanity Fair, etcetera


Solo Exhibitions:

2004-2019 Harmon Gallery, Wellfleet, Massachusetts

2009 Coalesce Gallery, San Diego, California

2006 Pfizer, La Jolla, California

2002 Auto-mo-bile, Pasadena Museum of California Arts, Pasadena

2001 Park Boulevard Artworks, San Diego

2000 Illustrations, paintings and animations, Spruce Street Forum, San Diego

1999 Small Cars, Black & White Café, Darmstadt, Germany

1999 Medium Gallery, San Diego

1996 Postcards from Prague, Black & White Café, Darmstadt, Germany

1994 Magazine Covers, Gallery 3770, San Diego

Group Exhibitions:

2023 Three person show, Rice Polak Gallery, Provincetown MA

2021 Four person show, Rice Polak Gallery, Provincetown MA

1991-2014 Society of Illustrators Annual Juried Shows, New York

2006 Judy Saslow Gallery, Chicago

1993 Society of Illustrators, Los Angeles

2003 RSVP Dream Show, New York

2001 Group show of women artists, Flux Gallery, San Diego

1999 RSVP Portrait Exhibition at Society of Illustrators, New York

1998 Organica Gallery, San Diego

1995 Arts Downtown Group Exhibitions, San Diego


2003 Krakow Film Festival

2003 San Diego Film Foundation, “Celebration of Shorts”

2002 RESFEST International, multimedia film festival

2002 Mr. Lou in Love: broadcast in France and Germany, public television channel ZDF

1998 Mr. Lou: broadcast in France and Germany, public television channel ZDF

1997 Underwear Stories: Spike and Mike’s Classic Festival of Animation

1996 Underwear Stories: broadcast in France and German, public television channel ZDF


2011 North Park Garage. 16 large-scale banners. Sponsored by the Redevelopment Agency of the City of San Diego.