My Background I studied art at Pratt Institute and the City College of New York. After earning my undergraduate degree,I established The Pottery Loft, a studio in Park Slope Brooklyn whereI taught classes and worked as a production potter. I also provided instruction in art and ceramics at community centers,senior centers,and adult education programs. After several years, I entered a graduate program at New York University to study Special Education. Since earning my Masters degree, I've taught art,literacy,and remedial instruction to grades ranging from pre-k through college.
during this time I continued as a part time potter and pottery instructor for children and adults at Clayworks on Columbiain Brooklyn. As a long time member of the organization Brooklyn Potters,I also helped to establish AN Empty Bowls Project, A fund raiser to support a local soup kitchen.
Currently,as a retired teacher from the NYC public school system, I work full time in clay at CLAYWORKS ON COLUMBIA. I continue to teach,exhibit,and sell my work there.
Acknowledgements I want to extend thanks to Jan Pacifico for providing my first studio space and gallery where I had an opportunity to sell my work
A special thanks to Deb McDermott for creating a wonderful studio community at Clayworks on Coumbia.