About Me



 This is my 8th year teaching art and my 6th year at Finley Jr. High School. I received by Bachelor of Fine Arts in Art Education from the University of Illinois in Urbana-Champaign . I attended the same university for my Masters of Education in Art. I have had the fortunate opportunity of experiencing teaching art at all levels (K-college) in a short amount of time and Jr. High art is by far my favorite!

In addition to teaching art, I also create my own artwork. My sketchbooks are filled with ink and pencil drawings and consist of anything from notes accompanied by doodles, to experiments with typography, to sketches for larger works. While I am interested in all types of media, my greatest joy is oil painting. You can see a little bit of what I've been up to below!

art gallery