2006-9RISD, AS220 Community Printshop, and Rhode Island College

2000-6Video editing, printmaking, and art education, at Laney College, UC Berkeley

2004MFA Film, San Francisco Art Institute, San Francisco, CA

2001Post-Baccalaureate in Painting, San Francisco Art Institute, San Francisco, CA

1997BA Women Studies, Smith College, Northampton, MA


New England Animators        Institute of Contemporary Art, Boston         2011

Providence Children's Film Festival        Metcalf Auditorium, RISD Museum, Providence         2011

Bang on a Can Allstars        Merkin Hall, The Kaufman Center, NY, NY        2010



Art for Healthcare Reform        2009


Screening My Thoughts        AS220, Providence, RI        2009

The Light Alps        Little Falls, Pawtuxet Village, Cranston, RI        2008


Calculated Result: Mathematical Art        The Arts Center, Corvalis, OR        2011

In Place Everywhere        AS220, Providence, RI        2009

Martini and Massage Night        Copley Plaza, Boston, MA        2006

Resistance, Rebellion Death        1451b Stevenson, San Francisco, CA        2004

Breathless         60 Folsom, San Francisco, CA        2003

Take Out         Swell Gallery, San Francisco, CA        2003
Annual Student Art Show         June Steingart Gallery, Oakland, CA        2003



Providence Children's Film Festival        Metcalf Auditorium, RISD Museum, Providence         2011

Derapage 10, sélection officielle         Centre de Design de l'UQAM, Quebec, Canada        2010

Free, As Always        New Nothing Cinema, San Francisco, CA        2004

Motion Graphics        ATA, San Francisco, CA        2003




The Art of Self Acceptance, curated by Tamara Laporte,             March, 2010


Alan Kozinn, “Work by the People and for the People” The New York Times      February 25, 2010


Greg Cook,  “Channel Surfing,”                 The Providence Phoenix              November 17, 2009


Meredith Tromble, “West Coast,”                                        June 27, 2003



Works collected in Japan, Florida, Boston, and Providence, including a commissioned series at Om Kids Yoga Studio in Pawtucket, Rhode Island.




Elizabeth Killian Roberts Prize for Drawing 1997






Painting/Drawing: Landscape, figure, anatomy, using oil, acrylic, watercolor, and drawing media.

Computer:  Final Cut Pro, Premiere, MonkeyJam Animation, VirtualDub Sound Editor, Illustrator, Freehand, Photoshop, ImageReady, Flash, HTML, GIFBuilder, PowerPoint.

Film/Video:  16 mm, 8 mm, hand processing, film animation stand, digital animation, digital still and motion cameras, various projection methods.

Printmaking: Intaglio, relief, lithography, screenprint, monotype, letterpress, solvent free printing, photopolymer plate.

Language:  Fluent in French, Japanese.



Portrait Painting Instructor DotArt, Dorchester, MA2007-9

Co-taught 2009 six week class, “Painting the Town Green.” Worked in conjunction with three other teachers.

Led 2007 Shakespeare themed portrait painting class for inner city high school students.


Cartooning, Painting, Drawing Instructor Private Students         2007-2008

Taught one on one classes in beginning design, figure drawing, and painting.


PowerPoint Instructor  Dorcas Place Adult Learning Center, Providence 2007

Taught the basics of PowerPoint to a class made up of GED and ESL students.


Photoshop Instructor  Northampton Button Man 1996

Taught Photoshop to the owner of a button making business.



ESOL Instructor  The Genesis Center, Providence, RI 2007- 2009


ESL Instructor  Institute for Labor Studies, Bryant University, MA 2007

Gave English language instruction to on-site Colombian workers.

Test Prep Instructor  Ivy West, San Mateo, CA 2004

Scheduled individual series of class to prepare high school students for the verbal sections of the SAT.

Instructional Assistant Laney College, Oakland, CA   2001-2003

Designed and taught semester long courses for adults with learning disabilities.

Tutored learning disabled students in college courses: English, Art History, Math, and Statistics.


Test Prep Instructor  Princeton Review 2001

Taught Math and English for the GMAT – business school standardized entrance exam.

GMAT Test Prep Instructor The Princeton Review, Berkeley, CA 2000




Commissioned Painting and Drawing        Private Parties        2006-2011

Produced portraits and painted reproductions for individual clients.


Illustration – Freelance        Release Print Magazine        2004

Cover and spot illustrations for the Bay Area film magazine.


Illustration - Freelance        And the Moon Came With Us        2002-2003

Colorful relief print illustrations for a children’s book.


Print Design - Freelance        Tricycle Exchange        2000

Created advertising design for the Tricycle Buddhist Review magazine.


Web Design - Freelance        LCI SmartPen, Helerlee        2000

Translation of text and images, English to Japanese.


Web Illustrator, Maintenance        itsQuick        2000 - 2001

Designed illustrations and icons for various sites.


Communications Intern        Massachusetts Water Resources Authority        1997

Designed and produced educational children's site on water and parasites. Wrote press releases, created MWRA blasting diagrams, web maintenance.


Print Design - Freelance        Boston Irish Famine Memorial Society        1997

Print for the Minister of Culture of Ireland at the unveiling of a new Famine memorial.


Illustrator and Translator        IACE Travel        1993

Illustrated and translated, English to Japanese, articles for the IACE Travel publication.