Illuminism Workshop Series
Professional Watercolor Painting Course – 2001-04
with Leszek Forczek – Bethesda, Maryland
Certificate of Completion – 18 January 2004

Medical Section, Free School of Spiritual Science,
Dornach, Switzerland
Diploma for Painting Therapy- 18 June 2003
First of four Painting Therapists to receive this distinction who are working out of Light, Darkness and Color in the USA.

Emerald Foundation, Den Haag, The Netherlands
Diploma in Collot d’Herbois method
of Painting Therapy – 22 March 2002
First of 3 awarded to Americans
living and working in the USA

Rudolf Steiner College, Fair Oaks, CA, 1989 – 1994
Major in Arts and Goethean Studies Program,
Teacher and Remedial Education Programs

The School of the Art Institute of Chicago, 1980
Master of Fine Arts Degree
Major: Generative Systems: Art/Science/Technology

Virginia Commonwealth University, 1977
Bachelor of Fine Arts Degree
Double Major in Textiles and Photography


Diploma for Painting Therapy:
Medical Section, Goetheanum, Switzerland,
First and only in USA in June 2003


Association for Anthroposophical Art Therapy
in North America (AAATNA) – June 2003
Board Member

Emerald Foundation, Den Haag, The Netherlands
One of 2 in USA in March 2002

Virginia Commission for the Arts, Artist Roster:
Appointed three 4-year terms, 1997 – 2010

National Endowment for the Arts and
Virginia Commission for the Arts, Artist-in-Residence Grant, Autumn 1999
Crossroads Waldorf School, Charlottesville, VA

ART BANK of Southside Virginia
Non-profit 501 c (3) to promote arts in education
Founder 1988


Artist-In-Residence / Painting Therapist / Educator:
Lake Champlain Waldorf School, Shelburne, Vermont
3-week block – Spring 2004
Six 6-week blocks, 2001 – 2003
Taught faculty and k -10

Crossroads Waldorf School
Taught faculty, middle school art and kindergarten
Charlottesville, VA, 1999 – 2001

Visiting Artist / Educator:
“Life of the Child” Conference with Dennis Klocek, Lake Champlain Waldorf School, April 2004

Mid-West Waldorf Teachers Conference,
Ann Arbor, MI, Spring 2003 and 2004

Richmond Waldorf School
Richmond, VA
Taught Painting / Mentored Faculty
February – April 2004

Unity Church of Richmond, VA,
Painting with middle school teens,
Winter/Spring 2004

San Francisco Waldorf School
Presentation to faculty on Painting Therapy
San Francisco, CA – February 2004

East Bay Waldorf School
El Sobrante, CA,
Weekend Workshop, January 2004

“Thinking of the Heart”
Anthroposophical Physicians
Retreat with Dennis Klocek
Taught painting
Ann Arbor, MI, Nov. 2002

“Inner Path ~ Outer Walk”
Meditation Conference with Arthur Zajonc
Lake Champlain Waldorf School
Shelburne, Vermont – Oct. 2002

Kolisko Medical/Pedigogical Conference
Intro to Painting Therapy and Meditation
Lahti, Finland, August 2002

Linden Corner Waldorf School
Board, Faculty and Parent Retreat,
Nashville, TN, July 2001

Redmont School in the Waldorf Tradition
Teacher Education Summer Program,
Birmingham, AL, May 2001

Austin Waldorf School
Mentoring of faculty member, 11th grade art class,
Austin, TX, December 1999

Monterey Bay Charter (Waldorf) School
Seventh Grade Veil Painting
Monterey, CA, October 1999

Four Waldorf schools in Los Angeles, CA
Watercolor Painting, October 1998

Color Consultant / Lazure Artist / Lecturer / Educator:
International Arts in Architecture Symposium,
Rudolf Steiner College, Fair Oaks, CA – July 2000
Painting Therapist:
Rudolf Steiner School
Amersfoort, The Netherlands
Spring 2000 and 2002