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BIOGRAPHY

During her Masters at Towson University she has received 3 GSA Research Scholarship Awards. She has exhibited in numerous countries in the USA and Europe. She also was one of the semi-finalist of the Bethesda Painting Award of 2020. She completed her AA with Summa Cum Laude at Montgomery College. She has a Bachelor of Science Summa Cum Laude in Studio Art, a Bachelor of Science and a second Bachelor of Science Magna Cum Laude in Art History, both from University of Maryland. She graduated with an MFA in Studio Art Summa Cum Laude (Mixed Media) from Towson University. She has a Masters in restoring Art from Italy (Rome) and a BA in Fine Art (Paintings) from Belgium (Brussels).

Through her artwork she helps people that suffered traumas like sexual, physical and psychological abuse and addresses some of the issues many people have as consequences. Her projects not only involve those who suffered but it also touches a delicate part which is survival and how to cope with those traumas.

She has taught printmaking as a part time adjunct professor while finishing her Masters at Towson University and received 4 GSA Research Scholarship Awards at TU. She has exhibited in numerous countries in the US and Europe. She has worked as a graduate assistant for the Director of the MFA Studio Art and has been a monitor in Printmaking in every university she has attended. She is the founder and sponsor of the after-school Printmaking Club since 2022 at Samuel Ogle middle school, in PGCPS, where she also teaches Visual Art.

She has been the Guest Speaker & Exhibitor, Carver Center for Arts & Technology in 2019, Guest lecturer at Carver Arts High School and exhibited at Carver Gallery for 1 month. She has been the Printmaking Guest Lecturer, Towson University from 2018 - 2020, Guest speaker for ARTH students and MFA students and held non-art major workshops for ARTH105 and ARTH107 students from 2018 to 2020. All through her studies she was one of the printmaking monitors at MC, UMD and TU for almost all the duration of her degrees.

She has exhibited her work in collections and galleries all over the world as for example: Semi-finalist at the Bethesda Painting Award of 2020, at the Venice Biennale International Art Fair in 2019, she is in the Tonhua Art Ink Collection of 2016, at Shenzhen TongHua Education Management co. at LTD in Shenzhen, China. She has been recognized for the Cesarina Horing Award: Patricia Segnan Award for Art or Art History”, the Juror's Choice Award at the Annapolis Maritime Museum (AMM) in Annapolis, MD in both 2016 and 2017. She was featured in the 2017 “PrintFest”, exhibition at Towson University, in Best Printmakers of the 20th and 21st century; Full Court Press North American Juried Print Exhibition, an international juried competition at Texas University in Austin, TX. She was also recognized in 2017 with Excellence in Printmaking National Small Work and Excellence in Printmaking, both in Washington D.C. She was featured in Baltimore Sculptors at BCAG, Baltimore, MD; Washington Printmaking Gallery: Excellence in Printmaking in Washington D.C.; along with “A Chelsea Alternative during Armory Week: The New York Art Week Show 2017” by Jennifer Wolf from Arte Fuse in 2017.

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