COMMISSIONS

Art Designer & Collaborative Creator, Boston MA: Centennial Celebration, Episcopal Diocese of Massachusetts

Art Designer & Director, Boston MA: St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church Mural

Bath and Body Works, Columbus OH: Christmas Holiday

BODIES OF WORK

Selected works available for review:

  • Stitched: knitted and sewn
  • Photographic: landscapes
  • Fiber: original designs; Seen in Dreams (textile works, some in progress)
  • Booksself-published and/or limited edition: Cook, Poetry, Watercolor, Sketch
  • Video: selection of co-created and co-produced local issues interview show
  • Drawn: graphite & colored pencil, pen & ink
  • Painted: watercolor, oil, acrylic, encaustic

EXPERIENCE

  • Founder & Principal: Red Onion Design–murals & decorative painting
  • Designer & Director: Harrington Elementary School Collaborative Art Project
  • Art Specialist: St.Stephen’s Summer Enrichment Program
  • Calligrapher: Centennial Celebration, Parish of the Good Shepherd
  • Graphics: Numerous Recital and Special Performance Programs
  • Founding Vocalist: Boston Exchange a Capella quartet
  • Pit Chorus: Philip Glass/Arthur Yorinks “Juniper Tree”, A.R.T. World Premiere Opera, Cambridge MA
  • Costume Designer: George Gershwin One Act Opera, UMass/Lowell
  • Stagehand: South Shore Music Circus, Cohasset MA

AWARDS & PLAUDITS

  • Arts in Education Proclamation: September 2013, Governor Deval L. Patrick
  • National Association of State Boards of Education: Honoring Distinguished Service to Children and Service on the Board of Directors
  • National PTA: President’s Award of Distinction for Dedication and Commitment to Children
  • General Court of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts Senate Citation: Senator Kenneth Donnelly, for Distinguished Service on the Lexington School Committee and the Town of Lexington
  • General Court of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts House of Representatives Citation: Representative Jay R. Kaufman, for Distinguished Service to Education and the Town of Lexington
  • Administrators for Special Education: Be the Change, Honoring Distinguished Service on Behalf of Children

SKILLS

Issue Advocacy–Community Outreach–Public Policy–Policy–Education–Blogging–Social Media–Political Campaigns–Program Management–Event Planning–Politics–Nonprofits–Interpersonal Skills–Public Speaking–Leadership–Grassroots Organizing–Staff Development–Legislative Affairs–Special Needs

MEMBERSHIPS

  • ACLU
  • deCordova Sculpture Park & Museum
  • League of Women Voters of Lexington
  • Lexington Democratic Town Committee
  • Lexington Town Meeting Members’ Association
  • Media Literacy Now
  • National Association of State Boards of Education
  • Progressive Democrats of Massachusetts
  • Textile Society of America
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