Education Peer Specialist Training
MHA, Bohemia, NY
A.S. Degree-2008 Liberal Arts and Sciences
Suffolk Community College (SUNY), Selden, NY
3.5 GPA. Pre-Nursing Program.
Fine Arts – 2005 Partial B.A.
Pratt Institute, Brooklyn,NY
Trained in illustration, art history, and multi-media visual arts. 3.0 GPA.
Private Academy Art Instruction (1997-2004)
Art Without Walls, Sayville, NY
Received personal art instruction from Dr. Sharon Lippman, PhD Columbia University. College preparatory training in: Painting, Drawing, Illustration, Sculpture, Fashion Design, and Advertising.
Experience Creative Director (2012 to present)
Creative Explorations, Eastern Long Island, NY
A human rights organization dedicated to the empowerment of people with disabilities. Performs at parks, theaters, galleries, etc.
Hobbies Patron for aspiring artists, collects “outsider” art, manages fundraising events for non-for-profit organizations, brings comfort and recreation (to hospitals, nursing homes, retirement homes, and incarceration), provides art instruction to children
Awards Phi Alpha Sigma and Dean's List Honors, (Suffolk Community College).
Catherine McAuliffe Award for Outstanding Christian Leadership (Mercy H.S.,Riverhead,NY)