Awards

Pennsylvania Art Education Association, 2013-14—Recipient, PAEA Outstanding Art Educator of the Year

Kassandara Madison Arts Education Leadership Award, 2010—Recipient, The Picasso Project

Moore College of Art & Design, 2009—Recipient, Distinguished Alumnae Award

Pennsylvania Art Education Association, 2008—Recipient, Award for Outstanding Art Educator in Higher Education

West Chester University for Educational Excellence and Entrepreneurship, 2006—  Recipient, Educators 3E Award

Stockton Rush George Bartol Arts in Education Fellowship, 1999—Recipient

Moore College of Art and Design, 1999—Recipient, Distinguished Alumnae Award

Rose Lindenbaum Award, 1985—Finalist

 

Honors
Wissahickon Art Show, 2011—Judge

Grant Recipient, 1999—to teach Ancient Egypt to first grade students

Philadelphia Arts in Education Partnership, Loesche School’s fifth grade classes, 1998—Grant to teach the Renaissance through the Arts, R.O.M.E. (Renaissance, Opportunity, Multicultural, Excitement)

Philadelphia Public School District, 1991—Semi-Finalist for Celebration of Excellence in Teaching Award

Philadelphia Public School District, 1990—Nomination for Celebration of Excellence in Teaching Award

 

Exhibitions

Holy Family University, 2011

3rd Street Gallery, 2011

Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts, Surface Tension, 2008, 2010

Highwire Gallery, 2010—Juried show

Annenberg Center, Lankenau Hospital, Wynnewood, PA, 2010

Still Waters, Philadelphia, PA, 2009

Sub Octo Gallery, Four From Moore, 2008, 2009

Stapeley Manor, 2007, 2009, 2010

University of Scranton, 2007—Juried show

Pennsylvania Department of Education, 2007—Art in permanent collection

Moore College of Art & Design, 2007—Faculty Exhibit

QBix Gallery, 2005

Moore College of Art & Design, 2002, 2003

ALMA Gallery, 2002—Juried show

Woodmere Art Museum, 2001

Medical College of Pennsylvania, 2001

ALMA Gallery, Philadelphia, PA, 1997—Religion through the Eyes of the Visual Artist, Juried show

Celebrate The Arts, Doylestown, PA, 1996

The Painted Bride, 1994

 

Loesche Elementary School Student Achievements

Ronald Mc Donald House, 2002—Students create and build clocks

Core Knowledge Sequence, 2001—Second grade students write and illustrate a text, Traveling to Ancient Greece, used as a resource for teaching

Beneficial Saving’s Bank, 1998, 2000, 2001—Student wins Someone Special Contest

Students write and illustrate a book, If I were God for a Day,  2000—to help minister to people with AIDS

Students create drawings for and participate in painting an anti-drug mural on a neighborhood bridge, 2000

Kids Care, 1996–2002—art is displayed at Woodmere Art Museum for the month of December; then is taken by Manna to people afflicted with A.I.D.S. as gifts for the holiday season

Art Festival, Kayo, Japan, 1997—Students representing Philadelphia design and create a quilt

Woodmere Art Museum, 1997—Student exhibition

Woodmere Art Museum, 1996—Students participate in writing a family guide

Research For Better Schools, 1994—Students are awarded commission; permanent art display

Visit To the Doctor competition 1993, 1994—Student wins $500

United States Capitol Building, 1991—Student’s artwork selected for permanent display