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Artist Statement



Peabody Essex Museum

  • Still life Drawing, 2001

Montserrat College of Art Continuing Education, Beverly MA., 2006-2012

  • Oil painting the Still Life and Nude

  • Pastel

  • Landscape Painting in Acrylic

  • Acrylic Painting

  • Mixed Media, Maria Malatesta 

  • Encaustic, Kim Bernard


Truro Center for the Arts, Truro, MA.

  • International Encaustic Conference 2007-2020

  • Pre/Post Conference Workshops:

    • 2008 Collage and Wax, Tracy Spadafora

    • 2009 Working the Surface, Sandi Miot

    • 2019 Cold Wax, Oil and Encaustic, Lia Rothstein

  • Intermediate Encaustic Intensive, 2008, Laura Moriarty 

  • Annual Maine Encaustic Retreat:

    • Kim Bernard 2011-2015

    • Dietland Vander Schaaf 2015 -2019

Introduction to Cold Wax, San Miquel De Allende, Mx. 3/2020

  • Jerry McLaughlin

Cold Wax Academy 9/2020-present

  • Jerry McLaughlin & Rebecca Crowell


  • Porter Mill Gallery, curator and contributor, “A Common Thread, 4 Artists:1 Connection” Beverly, MA.

  • Porter Mill Gallery, “Celebrating Small Works”, Beverly MA.

  • New Artist Members, “Emerging New Artists Show”,  Marblehead Arts Association Gallery, Marblehead, MA.

  • Berta Walker Gallery, "Learning/Medium/Opportunity" Provincetown, MA.


Juried Member:

  • Marblehead Arts Association

  • Rocky Neck Cultural Center

  • Cambridge Arts Association

  • Yellow Chair Salon

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