has an MFA from Maryland Institute College of Art, Hoffberger School of Painting and BFA from Syracuse University's Illustration program, where she spent twilights hanging hundreds of paper airplanes in cemeteries and drawing the finest lines.  She has also studied at New York Studio School, New York Academy of the Arts, the Center for Book Arts, Pyramid Atlantic, and Dieu Donne. She is an active AIGA and CAA member with Awards of Excellence in Illustration from the Connecticut Art Directors Club, the New England AP News Executives Association, the New York City Society of Professional Journalists, and is included in the Drawing Center’s Viewing Program. She holds residency fellowships from Syracuse, the New York Studio School, Sumasil Foundation for Women’s Advancement, Virginia Center for the Creative Arts, IPark Artist Colony, and Takt Kunstprojektraum in Berlin. Her hyper-dexterity was valued at the American Museum of Natural History, gluing millions of tiny heads on ancient wasp specimens and Sesame Workshop as a muppet photoshop wunderkind. This site is a home for pieces of writing and sound work inspired by Tibetan mysticism and the New York City subway.