Achievements

Professional Background

  • Plum Center Adult Education, Falls Church, VA (2007 – Present)
  • Maryland Hall, Annapolis, MD (2013 – 2014)
  • Fairfax County Adult Education (2011 – 2014)

Exhibits

  • Silk Painting – World Bank – IMF Washington DC
  • Silk Painting – Greenbelt Federal Courthouse, MD
  • Silk Painting – Plum Center, Falls Church, VA
  • Silk Painting – Silk Painters International Convention in Santa Fe, NM
  • Silk Painting – Glenview Mansion, Rockville MD
  • Silk Painting – VisArts Gallery, Rockville, MD
  • Silk Painting – Hills Center in Washington DC
  • Silk Painting – Wells Fund Building in Baltimore, MD
  • Silk Painting – Exhibit at City Hall in Alexandria in the Planning Commission Offices
  • Silk Painting – Amici Miei restaurant
  • Silk Painting – Montpellier Center for the Arts in Laurel, MD
  • Silk Painting – Bohrer Community Center in Gaithersburg, MD
  • Silk Painting – Artistic Gallery Wheaton, MD
  • Silk Painting – Artomatic – 2011
  • Silk Painting – Ratner Museum in Bethesda MD
  • Silk Painting – Kentland Mansion Gaithersburg, MD

Silk Painting Techniques

  • Working with acrylics on a variety of silks (more than 25 varieties)
  • Painting Japanese ancient scroll style on silks
  • Working with silk and Murano Glass
  • Watercolor techniques on silk
  • Serti techniques
  • Mono printing on silk
  • Batik on silk
  • Free style silk painting
  • Indian stamping techniques on silk
  • Marbleizing techniques on silk

Achievements

  • Local Chapter President for the Silk Painters International (SPIN)- COVERING MD, DC, VA
  • Worldwide Who’s Who Recognized Member 2010,2011,2012
  • Board member for Silk Painters International
  • Marketing Representative for Rockville Art League (RAL)
  • Who’s Who Entrepreneur of the year 2000
  • Member of Empowering Executives, Professionals & Entrepreneur Around the Globe 2011-2014
  • Member of Ewomen networking organization 2015
  • Wearable art Runway show in Forli Italy in 2015

Memberships

  • Silk Painters International Board Member
  • U.K. Guild of Silk Painters
  • Art League of Rockville, MD
  • Art League of Germantown, MD
  • Art League of Vienna, VA
  • Maryland Art League
  • Strathmore Artist League
  • Laurel Art League
  • Montgomery Art Association
  • Northern Virginia Handcrafter’s Guild

Articles

  • Silkworm magazine for Silk Painters International
  • U.K. Guild of Silk Painters

Presentations

  • Art League Vienna, VA
  • Northern Virginia Handy crafter’s Guild. (Two times)

Education

  • Studied art with Japanese teachers for over 35 years
  • Fashion Design – Academy of Art University, San Francisco, CA 2005