• I attended Birmingham-Southern College where I obtained a Bachelor of Fine Arts Degree in Painting. I worked in the arts for 15 years following college as a professional puppeteer, picture framer, gallery manager, freelance artist, museum professional, and in wholesale and retail art sales. These opportunities contributed to and enhanced my knowledge and awareness of the visual arts, and it was a logical progression to return to school to obain my Master's degree and teaching certification. I love Art and I love to teach!