I have been teaching art for 27 years in the public schools, and 11 years teaching Art Education at the University level. I have also been a mentor to student teachers for over 20 years and a leader of international student tours for 11 years.
I use a variety of multimedia, hands-on approaches to learning designed to teach basic art skills and beyond as well as help students to find their inner creative voice.
Teacher of the Year for Fort Mill School District in SC 1999 Teacher of the Year for York School District in SC 2001 Mentor of the Year Winthrop University 2013
I have a BA in Art Education, an MA in Art Eduction, National Board Certification in Visual Art K-12 , and AP Art and Design Certification.
I am an art history buff, a group leader for international art tours for my school district, as well as an illustrator, author, and artist specializing in colored pencil.