I grew up in and around Boston, Massachusetts.  I always loved drawing &

painting & have been doing it for as long as I can remember. When I was in

my teens I drew for a catalogue that featured imported kitchen things like fancy

knives and mortars & pestles and French press coffee pots- things like that. I had

to learn to make them look exciting so people would want them.
It was good training.

For college I went to Rhode Island School of Design to be an illustrator.
Instead I fell in love with printmaking. I transferred from RISD & went to
Paris, where the best experimental print studio was at that time, Atelier


I studied engraving there with Stanley Hayter. He was a fascinating
teacher, very charismatic. I loved Paris so much I stayed there for 5
years- I also studied, briefly but valuably, with Jacob Lawrence at the Art
Students' League in New York.

In 1971 I married artist Raoul Middleman and moved to Baltimore. I set up a
print workshop in my basement and have been working there ever since. Most
of my print imagery comes from a combination of literature- especially
French literature- and my own experiences here and abroad. They are
allegories of human emotions and situations.

I love the print medium. It takes the image beyond what it would be as a
drawing. It's more expressive. When you pull the print up off the press
it's always exciting- you never know quite how it's going to turn out.

Some recent exhibitions:

2011 Sculpture "faunettes" at Antreasian Gallery

2007 Craig Flinner Gallery, Baltimore, MD one person show of large
drawings and sculpture

2006 New Southland Museum, Gore, NZ- one person show of suite of 24
etchings, from the permanent collection

2006 Villa Julie College, Baltimore, MD, 'Fairfield Porter- a Long Shadow'

2005 Gora Gallery, Montreal, Quebec, one person show of paintings and prints

2002   1 person show, Craig Flinner Contemporary, Baltimore
           "Our World", Pen & Brush Club, NYC
             Pen & Brush Graphics Annual

2001   Solo show, etchings, Pen & Brush Club, NYC
            1 person show of etchings, Unicorn Gallery,
           1 person show, paintings, Craig Flinner Contemporary

2000    1 person show of etchings, "Casanova Series", Unicorn Gallery

1998    "Visions Surreal & Serene", Pearl Gallery, Baltimore
             "Journeys", Creative Alliance, Baltimore
             "The Feminine Eye", Pearl gallery
Teaching: I have taught painting and drawing, privately, and for the
Alliance of Baltimore; and for Picture Provence Tours.