2013- 2020

Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Philadelphia, PA

Certificate Program in Painting and Printmaking



Harvard University Graduate School of Business Administration, Boston, MA




Bucknell University, Lewisburg, PA

BA Mathematics and Art, Teaching Certification- State of PA


Business Experience



Gap International, Springfield, PA

Vice President, Member of the Executive Team



AT&T/Lucent Technologies, Basking Ridge, NJ

Consumer Products, Microelectronics and Business Systems Divisions



      Vice President/General Manager

      Marketing Vice President, Strategy Vice President

      Strategic Business Unit General Manager



      Branch Sales Manager, Providence, RI

      Industry Marketing Manager, Boston, MA



Careers and the MBA Magazine, Boston, MA

Co-Founder and Publisher



Colombo, Inc (now General Mills), Boston, MA

The Gillette Company (now P&G)

Digital Equipment Corp (now HP)

RCA Computer Division (now Unisys)      


Selected Professional Affiliations



Member, Anne d’Harnoncourt Society, Philadelphia Museum of Art, Philadelphia, PA

Member, The Plastic Club, Philadelphia, PA

Member, DVAA, Philadelphia, PA

Member, American Alliance of Museums, Washington, DC


1984- Present

Trustee Emeritus, Bryant University, Smithfield, RI



Founder, Women Business Executives Mentoring Program, Summit School District,
Summit, NJ



CEO and President of the Board and Member, Board of Trustees, Cancer Hope Network, Chester, NJ



Member, Board of Trustees, Independent College Fund of New Jersey, Summit, NJ



Member, Advisory Board, Rochester Institute of Technology- School for the Deaf,
Rochester, NY


Fine Arts Experience and Internships



Print Shop Assistant, PAFA, Philadelphia, PA

Intern, The Brodsky Print Center at PAFA, Philadelphia, PA


Teaching Assistant-Painting, PAFA, High School Program, Philadelphia, PA

Fine Arts Awards



Academic Merit Scholarship, PAFA, Philadelphia, PA


2018, 2019

James N. L. Sentz Handmade Book Award, Annual Student Exhibition, PAFA, Philadelphia, PA



The Plastic Club Award, Annual Student Exhibition, PAFA, Philadelphia, PA


Exhibitions and Competitions


Juried Exhibitions



Res-o-nance, The Fellowship of PAFA, Philadelphia, PA

Celebrate, The Art Trust, Meridian Bank, West Chester, PA

Art Ability 2020, Main Line Health System, Bryn Mawr, PA 

Annual Student Exhibition, PAFA, Philadelphia, PA

Intimate Explorations, Clark Hill, LLC, Philadelphia, PA

PAFA Emerging Artists, Plastic Club, Philadelphia, PA

Art Ability 2019 Traveling Exhibition (through 3/2021), Main Line Health System, Bryn Mawr, PA

Wake in the Woods/Kate Samworth, PAFA, Anne Bryan Gallery, Philadelphia, PA

Dance of Shapes, FMC Corporate Gallery, Philadelphia, PA



Annual Student Exhibition, PAFA (Award recipient), Philadelphia, PA

The Capacity of Color, PAFA, Anne Bryan Gallery, Philadelphia, PA

Variations of the Artist Book, Philadelphia Center for the Book, City Hall, Philadelphia, PA

Art Ability, Main Line Health Systems, Bryn Mawr, PA

Reflections, PAFA, Anne Bryan Gallery,  Philadelphia, PA

Shaping the Conversation, PAFA, Anne Bryan Gallery, Philadelphia, PA


Annual Student Exhibition, PAFA (Award recipient), Philadelphia, PA

What’s Next, FMC Corporate Gallery, Philadelphia, PA



Merged Visible, PAFA

Agriculture, FMC Corporate Gallery, Philadelphia, PA

Portfolio West, PAFA Museum Store, Chestnut Hill, PA

Northeast Regional Collegiate Print Exhibition, The NJ Print Center, Branchburg, NJ

PAFA Fellowship Exhibition, PAFA Museum, Philadelphia, PA



Wars and Rumors of War, PAFA Museum, Gallery 128, Philadelphia, PA

Philadelphia Student Art Show, PAFA, Gallery 128, Philadelphia, PA

Metamorphosis, The Plastic Club, Philadelphia, PA

Portfolio Gallery Selections, PAFA Museum Store, Philadelphia, PA

Annual Student Exhibition, PAFA (Award recipient), Philadelphia, PA

Happiness, Liberty, Life- American Art and Politics, PAFA Museum, Gallery 128,
Philadelphia, PA

Origins, Barbara Cranford Gallery, Chestnut Hill Academy , Chestnut Hill, PA

Numerous student juried shows, PAFA, Philadelphia, PA



5 B’s, Audubon Society and The Wayne Art Center, Wayne, PA

Animalia, International Print Exhibition, Sydney, NSW, AU

Prints on 6 and numerous student juried shows, PAFA, Philadelphia, PA

Continuing Education Annual Juried Show, PAFA, Philadelphia, PA

Open Exhibitions



Artist, Reader, Writer: Member Exhibition, DVAA, Philadelphia, PA



New Member Show, The Plastic Club, Philadelphia, PA



Dialogos Interpretaciones, traveling print exhibition, University of NC, Chapel Hill, NC





Finalist. Bacchanal Annual Wine Gala and Auction, PAFA,  Philadelphia, PA

Private Collections


Australia (Brisbane), California, Connecticut, Florida, Kentucky, Nebraska, Netherlands (Amsterdam), New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Texas, Virginia

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