Twenty years in hospital OB/GYN, nine years as a student and mother, and Admissions Officer at KCAD since February, 2004.
B.F.A. in Painting/Printmaking from Grand Valley State University
Obtaining my degree while raising a blended family of seven children.
Favorite Artist, Movement and Museum
Joseph Solman, American Expressionism
Top 3 favorite works of art
- Joseph Solman, "Studio"
- Helen Franken Thaler, "Gray Fireworks"
- Altimira Cave Paintings
“Genius is one percent inspiration and ninety-nine percent perspiration.” -Thomas Edison
Who do you think every KCAD student should meet?
Napoleon Hill – Founder of The Science of Success (1883-1970)
Favorite medium and why
Paint, for its ability to aesthetically please me as well as keep my hands in my work.
Which art book would you recommend to students?
"The Art Spirit" by Robert Henri
What is the one thing you do not feel should be represented in a portfolio review?
Anything that shows little or no effort to create – whether in amount of time or quality of work.