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1961 - 1965; New York University - New York, NY
1965 - 1966; Academia del Arte - Rome, Italy
1966 - 1968; Apprentice restoration with Ceasar Romano Diorio - New York, NY
1970 - 1974; SUNY New York - Cortland, NY
1974 - 1978; Syracuse University - Syracuse, NY
1992 - 1994; Slade School of Art - London, England
Restoring chair - About in Scottsdale, AZ

Additional Education:

Studied sculpture in the 1960's with Loiuise Nevelson & Chiam Gross.
Studied painting in the 1960's with Helen Frankenthaler.
Studied ceramics in the 1960's with Peter Volkros.
Trained in disaster management & clean up in Caribbean and Central America with the United States Government.
Studied ceramic restoration with the director of ceramic restoration of the Victoria and Albert Museum in London, England.

Work History:

1968 - 2012; During this time, I have been self employed working as an art conservator doing restoration and consulting in the United States, Europe, Central and South America, the Middle East and Caribbean. I have worked for museums, private collectors, art galleries, framers and antique dealers. I have also done extensive work with insurance companies, as I am a water and fire damage specialist. I was disaster preparedness coordinator for art and antiquities for the Eastern Caribbean during the 1980 s. For the last 15 years, I have been a consultant to the Turkish government spending time in the Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus as a consultant consulting on the restoration of their Greek Orthodox icons.
1970's; I taught weaving and fibers and textiles at the State University of New York.
1980's; I was textile curator at the Cortland Historical Society (part time).
1980's; I wrote, produced & directed a PBS television series, "New York Women Artists".
1997 - Present; I am residing in Scottsdale, Arizona working as a conservator doing restoration and consulting. I continue to do work around the United States as well as outside the country.

Organization Memberships:

Woman repairing a chair - About in Scottsdale, AZ
Active member of the IIC (International Institute for Conservation of Art and Antiquities) - London, England as well as the Italian Institute for Conservation of Art and Antiquities in Rome,Italy.
Associate member of The International Society of Appraisers.