For many years I made art in my Provincetown studio, and gained some acclaim as a regional artist and teacher. At an inevitable crossroads, a friend talked me into visiting Baltimore in 2003. I fell head over heels for Bmore's historic, artistic and most importantly, eccentric character which made me feel totally at home. For 15 years I taught in Baltimore City Public Schools, ultimately developing an award winning program for elementary gifted and talented students. During that time, summer studios in Charm City became even more experimental. I am a certified instructor of Grandmaster William C.C. Chen’s Body Mechanics of Tai Chi Chuan and find that practice a great support. I love cats, dogs, birds and the great outdoors. Color is my bag. Art should help everybody rise up.