On the Road to Shambhala

Art School
Massachusetts College of Art and Design
School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

Gallery Director
the artist's story is crucial when selling a piece of art

Cultural Entrepreneur
TransCultural Exchange - Board of Directors
fostering a greater understanding of world cultures through art exhibitions, cultural exchanges, and educational programs

International Folk Art Market | Santa Fe - Trainer in the Mentor-to-Market Artist Training Program
helping folk artists develop the skills and tools they need to grown their business

Museum of International Folk Art - Volunteer in the collections department

Art Collector
textiles and embroidery from india, paintings, collage, spirit dolls, Japanese Satsuma pottery

Art Tribes
Asheville Area Arts Council, Surface Design Association, International Polymer Clay Association, American Tapestry Alliance

Art Favs

Printmaker: Kiki Smith
Sculptor: Christina Chalmers
Painter: Wassily Kandinsky
Fiber Artist: Sheila Hicks
Ceramicist: Beatrice Wood
Street Artist: Swoon
Art Movement: Surrealism
Folk Art: traditional embroideries of the Rabaris
Art-related Fiction: Seek My Face
Art-related Non-fiction: Black Mountain College: Experiment in Art, The Girl with the Gallery: Edith Gregor Halpert and the Making of the Modern Market, and 7 Days in the Art World
Art Documentary: Our City Dreams
Art Fair: Art Basel Miami
Art Festival: International Folk Art Market | Santa Fe

What Sets My Soul On Fire

Autumn in the Rocky Mountains
Scent of green chiles roasting
Hand-dyed fibers from EarthGuild
Textiles and embroidery from India
Smell of pinon smoke on a crisp winter night
Santa Fe sunsets