Place of Birth: St. John's, Newfoundland
Schooling Bishop Spencer College, St. John's, Nfld.
1959-1960 Memorial University of Newfounland - Arts
1961-1964 Royal Victoria Hospital - Registered Nurse, Montreal, Quebec
1970-1971 Willesden College of Design - Design (Hons), London, England
1981-1984 Studied under Clara Catherine Nelson - a student of Hans Hoffman and Assoc. professor of Arts at Alfred State University, Alfred, New York, USA
1983-1984 Studied Watercolour with Marion Steele - Rockport, Mass. USA
1986 Studied oil with Charles Movali - Rockport, Mass. USA
1985-1987 Acadia University - Courses in Fine Art and Art History, Nova Scotia
Awards and Accomplishments
1998 Atlantic Lottery Purchase Award
1997 National Capital Commission Banner Competition, Ottawa
1995 Arts and Letters, Newfoundland - 3rd Place, Painting
1985 Penn Bank Show - Honourable Mention, Pennsylvania, USA
1984 Wellsville 7 County Show - 2nd Place, New York, USA
1984 Olean Art Association -Best of Show, Olean, New York, USA
1983 Olean Art Association -Honourable Mention, Olean, New York, USA
1974 Arts & Letters, Newfoundland -2nd Place, Drawing
Purchases & Commissions:
Government of Newfoundland and Labrador
City of St. John's
Newfoundland Housing Corporation
Canadian College of Family Physicians, Ottawa
Bank of New York
Atlantic Lottery Corporation
Many Private Collections
1995-99 Board Member, Visual Artists of Newfoundland and Labrador
1991-98 Canadian Artists Federation / Eastern Edge / St. Michael's Printshop
1985-98 Visual Arts Nova Scotia, (Board member 1993-94)
1983-84 Art Association, New York
1981-84 Olean Art Association, New York (President 1983-84)
Recent Exhibitions and Shows
1997 Images of Newfoundland and Labrador, RCA Visual, Nfld.
1995 Lighting the Storm, RCA Visual, Nfld.
1991 Any Mummers in the Night, RCA Visual, Nfld.
1988 Here and There, Kentville, Nova Scotia Group Invitationals:
1998 Art Invites your Company, Visual Artists of Nfld. & Labrador
1994 Florabundance, Art Gallery of Nfld. and Labrador
1993 No Fish and our Lives, James Baird Gallery, Nfld.
1993-1998 RCA Visual Members Show
1992,93,96 Eastern Edge Gallery Members Show
1991-1997 CAR/FAC Nfld. Mini Shows
1992-1996,98 Christmas Shows, Murray Premises, Nfld.
1991 New and Emerging Artists, Eastern Edge, Nfld.
1989,88 University Shows, Acadia University, Nova Scotia
1988 Acadia University Art Gallery Invitational, Nova Scotia
1986-89 Apple Blossom Festival of Arts, Kentville, Nova Scotia
1984 Art Association of Western New York Invitational, Buffalo, New York, USA
1981-84 Olean Art Assoc. Members' Show, New York