Ancient mosaics depicts movement, triggers a sense of tactility and activates participation of the viewer; same with modern color, materials and design. Integrated with art on the basis design and of abstract relationships, contemporary mixed media mosaics connects with its past and offers new insights into each other.

Education and Training

Stanford Continuing Studies, Unleashing Creativity Through Explorations in Mixed Media with Michael Azgour, 2018

Chicago Mosaic School, Design Fundamentals, Chicago, Illinois, 2016

Chicago Mosaic School, Direct Method with Matteo Randi, Chicago, Illinois, 2015

Ravenna Mosaic Art School Italy, Standard Intensive with Luciana Notturni, Ravenna, Italy, 2014

Chicago Mosaic School, Mosaic Jewelry Workshop, 2014

Kelley Knickerbocker’s workshop, Ann Arbor, Michigan, 2013

Color Association of the United States, Color Series, New York, 2008

Essentials of Color Science, RIT Munsell Color Science Lab, Rochester, New York, 2002

BA, Applied Liberal Studies in Art (Art History focused), Communication and International Concerns, Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, Michigan, 2001

Exhibitions, Showrooms and Galleries

Invitation to the Pictor Imaginarius, Nazzano, Italy, 2019 ( not attended)

Woman Made Gallery Small Works Members Show, Chicago, IL, 2018

9th Annual art coop, Champaign County Humane Society Show, Urbana, IL, 2018

Woman Made Midwest Open, group slide presentation, Chicago, IL 2018

8th Annual art coop Champaign County Humane Society Show, Urbana, IL, 2017

Gilbert Gallery, Urbana, IL, 2017

Bohemia, Urbana, IL, 2017

Urbana Art Expo, IL, 2016

Tay Mum Showroom, Istanbul, Turkey, 2015

Love 360, Istanbul, 2014

Holiday Exhibition, Lansing Art Gallery, MI, 2013

Lansing Art Gallery, Lansing, MI, 2013

Studio 1219, Port Huron, MI, 2013

Artalicious, Adrian, MI, 2013

Women's City Club, Ann Arbor, MI, 2013