• Mostly self taught
  • Studied and worked with Marilyn Stiles of The Art Institute of Chicago/ Art History
    Painting, Museum Restoration and Preservation, 1972 – 1976
  • New York University Fine Arts Studies, 1977 – 1978
  • Licensed Art School, Hollywood, FL, St Augustine, FL, Frank Monaco Studio 1974 – 2006


  • Key West, FL
  • South Florida
  • St Augustine, FL


  • National Watercolor Society
  • Florida Watercolor Society
  • Palm Beach Watercolor Society
  • Miami Watercolor Society
  • Gold Coast Watercolor Society Past President
  • Broward Art Guild [Oldest Arts Organization in South Florida]
  • Hollywood Art Guild Honorarium
  • 2 + 3 Artists Organization [Charter Member]

Served As

  • Faculty member of South Florida Institute
  • Co-Founder “Artist Foundation”, Hollywood, Florida
  • Design review board for Community Redevelopment Agency, Hollywood, Florida
  • Panelist, board for Harrison Street Redevelopment and Design, Hollywood, Florida
  • Panelist Art and Culture Center, Hollywood, Florida – “Florida Artists Talk About Florida Art”
  • Juror for 18 painting exhibitions including Cornell Museum, Del Ray, FL,
  • Boca Raton Museum Guild, FL
  • Museum of Art and History, Palm Beach County, FL