She came to the Washington area in 1977 to pursue a graduate degree at George Washington University, where she focused on Graphic Design. She was Art Director of The Chronicle of Higher Education’s Opinion and Arts weekly magazine, The Chronicle Review and is retired. She is a member of the Los Angeles Printmaking Society.
Deeply influenced by the artist Jack Boul, she has spent much time exploring monotypes as a means of responding to the landscape. She has recently been working with drypoint, copper engraving and etching. Her etchings particularly reflect recent drawings which are explorations of seen and unseen places. Additionally, she has been rendering landscapes using oil paint on prepared board.