Dumpster Diving, Painting, Sketching

Education

--University of the Arts Teaching Artist Certificate Program, Philadelphia, PA, Dec 2016
--Oiseaux Sisters Studio Mixed Media Workshop, Moravia, NY, 2015
--Impact Creative Aging & Impact Arts and Culture Conference Workshop, York, PA, 2015
--BuildABridge International: Arts-Based Education; Trauma-Informed Art-Making
     Philadelphia, PA, 2015
--Philly Improv Theater 101, 201, 301 classes in improvisational comedy, Phila, PA 2014-16
--Temple University M.Ed, Philadelphia, PA, 1990
--University of California, Berkeley, B.A. Psychology, cum laude, Berkeley, CA, 1988
--Selected art classes at:  Art Students League, NYC; Montgomery County Community College

     (PA);  NYU; U.C. Berkeley
 



Professional Affiliations
Philadelphia Dumpster Divers of Philadelphia
 



Awards
*First Prize for plastic dress entitled "Old Bags Need Attention, Too"
     UpCycle-Refresh show, Studio B (2014)

*Golden Hanger Award for best-dressed female at Dumpster Diver Annual Award Banquet
      2015 - Plastic bag dress, plastic bead necklace, plastic bottle cap earrings
      2014 - National Archives microfilm dress, Constitution shawl and vintage governmental

                 application form bonnet, each with bureaucratic red tape straps 

 

Design
TerraCycle's Upcycling Design Department internship, Trenton, NJ 2014/15