Professional Career:


  • Visual and Performing Arts (VAPA) Department Chair at St. Francis High School, Salesian College Preparatory from 2004 to present. 
  • Visual arts teacher- Subjects: Visual Arts 1, Visual Arts 2, AP Studio Art 2D Design, AP Studio Art Drawing, Computer Graphics and Yearbook.
  • Class moderator to the classes of 2013, 2014, 2015 and 2018. 
  • Moderator to the yearbook/photography, art, and various other clubs.


The Arts:

  • An Open Studio's artist for over 14 years from 1999 to the present, her work is exhibited in numerous locations throughout the Monterey Bay region and in private collections throughout the United States.

  • Commissions and public art:  
    • Santa Cruz County Fair Poster 2003-04
    • Watsonville Strawberry Festival 2008-11
    • City of Watsonville Library Logo and commissioned artwork/mural on permanent display
    • Pajaro Valley Health Trust, Evening of Wine and Roses 2014
  • Juried exhibits:
    • El Rio, Images of the River, Museum of Art and History, Santa Cruz
    • Images of California Agriculture, National Steinbeck Center, Salinas
    • Biennial Exhibits, Monterey Museum of Art, Monterey
    • Mi Casa es Tu Casa, ongoing annual group shows, Pajaro Valley Arts, Watsonville
    • National Landscape Exhibits, Santa Cruz Art League, Santa Cruz
    • Images of La Virgen, Galleria Tonantzin, San Juan Bautista


  • Cabrillo College, Aptos, CA:  Major: AA
  • San Jose State University: Major: BFA, Painting and Drawing
  • Chapman University College, Monterey, CA: Preliminary Single Subject Art Teaching Credential and Master of Arts in Teaching
  • University of San Diego: Clear California Single Subject Art Teaching Credential