Born in Gdansk, Poland. Lived in Germany, U.S.A., Japan and now in Columbus, GA.

An artist with over 30 years of professional experience and a wide range of art skills and media oils, clay, and photography. She specializes in oils, large scale works including murals, and portraiture.



2005 Master of Arts in Teaching Art Education, SUNY, Oswego, NY

1999 Bachelor of Fine Arts Visual Art, Florida International University, Miami, FL 



2023- Present, Art Teacher, Fort Moore, GA

2014- 2023, Art Teacher, Okinawa, Japan

2006 - 2014, Art Teacher, Ft. Bragg Schools, NC

2009- 2010, Adjunct Art Instructor, FTCC, NC

2005 Designer, David DeSantis Blacksmith Works, Sylvan Beach, NY



2023 ART 4 ART 3 AWARD CAG Members Exhibition Award, Columbus, GA

2018 Best in Show Gallery Gala Exhibit, Kadena Arts and Crafts Center, Kadena AB, Okinawa, Japan

2014 Honorable Mention Public Works Exhibit, Arts Council, Fayetteville, NC


Excellence in Art Award Sense of Horror, Arts Council, Fayetteville, NC

3rd Place Public Works Exhibit, Arts Council, Fayetteville, NC

Honorable Mention "Public Works" Exhibit, Arts Council, Fayetteville, NC


Honorable Mention Juried Exhibit "Visual Pleasures", Fayetteville, NC, 

3rd Place by Popular Public Vote at Public Works Art Exhibit, Fayetteville, NC,


Purchase Award Cape Fear Valley Health System Hospital, Creation Exhibit, Fayetteville, NC

1999 Accepted to the Graduate Program by The School of Art Institute in Chicago 


Sheldon Lurie Scholarship at FIU, Miami, FL 

Pearl's Arts & Crafts Gift Certificate Award, The Art Museum at FIU, Miami, FL


Caper Fear Hospital, Fayetteville, NC

Private Collections in USA (Virginia, Pennsylvania, New York  and Florida) & JAPAN (Okinawa)





2024 WANDERLUST & ART, The Heritage Art Center, Columbus, GA


DEC PORTRAITS, Camp Foster Library, Okinawa, Japan

OCT ARBOR-SOMNIA  Art Exhibit, Hotel Art Stay Naha, Okinawa


OCT NOTHING, BUT THE KITCHEN SINK  Esparza’s Tacos & Coffee, Okinawa, Japan

JAN PASSION INCARNATE - PORTRAITS Foster Library, Okinawa, Japan

2020 FEB BOTANICA Camp Foster Library, Okinawa, Japan


OCT-NOV BOTANICA Soranoe Art Gallery, Okinawa, Japan

JAN OBSESSIVE Art Exhibit, Art Gallery Soranoe, Okinawa City, Japan 

2014 BOTANICAL Wake Forest Baptist Hospital Winston-Salem, NC



2024 5th LaGrange Southeast Regional LaGrange Art Museum, GA

2023 CAG Members Exhibition Columbus Library, GA

           Beyond Go Figure 4 The Bo Bartlett Center, Columbus, GA

2022 Okiten 73 Okinawa Juried Art Exhibit, Naha, Japan

           Spring Art District Fair Depot Island, Chatan, Japan

2019 Creative Vaunt  Kadena Arts & Crafts, Okinawa, Japan

2018 The Last Art Exhibit Esparza's Coffee & Tacos, Okinawa, Japan

2017 Gallery Gala Kadena Arts and Crafts Center, Kadena AB, Okinawa, Japan

2015 Point of View Photography Exhibit, Art Council, Fayetteville,NC

2014 Wake Forest Baptist Hospital Group Exhibit, Winston-Salem, NC

            Public Works, Arts Council, Fayetteville, NC

2013 4 views - A painterly perspective Ellington-White Contemporary Gallery, Fayetteville, NC  

           A Sense of Horror Juried Exhibit, Arts Council, Fayetteville, NC

           Public Works Exhibit, Arts Council, Fayetteville, NC

2012 Public Works Exhibit, Arts Council, Fayetteville, NC

2010 Visual Pleasures Juried Exhibit, Arts Council, Fayetteville, NC

           Spring Gallery One13, Fayetteville, NC

           4th Friday Exhibit Greg's Gallery, Fayetteville, NC

           Public Works Exhibit, Arts Council, Fayetteville, NC

2009 United We Stand Fine Art Exhibition, Fayetteville, NC

           Spring Juried Art Competition Fayetteville, NC 

2008 Creation Cape Fear Hospital Art Exhibit, Fayetteville, NC

            Public Works Exhibit, Arts Council, Fayetteville, NC 

2007 Fayetteville Art Guild Juried Art Show, Fayetteville, NC

            Public Works Exhibit, Fayetteville, NC 

2004 & 2005  Rome Art Community Center Juried Exhibition, Rome, NY

1998 Hortt 40 Juried Art Exhibition at Museum of Art, Ft. Lauderdale, FL 

           The Annual Juried Student show, FIU Art Museum, Miami, FL

           The Festival of Polish Culture Art Show, Public Library, Hollandale, FL

           Independent Student Art Exhibition, FIU, Miami, FL

           Juried National Fine Arts Exhibition Center for Emerging Art, Miami

           Juried Student Showcase Student Art Gallery at FIU, Miami, FL

           Fine Arts Exposition FIU and Florida Fine Arts Foundation, Miami, FL

           The Annual Juried Student Show the FIU Art Museum, Miami, FL

           Annual Salon de Refuses Graham Center, FIU, Miami, FL






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