BFA 2015, University of Utah
AA, Honors; Liberal Arts; Mira Costa College, Oceanside, CA. May 2007
Palomar College; Interior Design; Dean’s List, San Marcos, CA,

Interior Design

Drawing and Composition

Heads, Hands and Faces
Design and Composition

Oil Painting

Tole Painting
Floral Design

Gourmet Catering
Graphic Design


Art Club Exhibit, Mira Costa College, Blue Gate Gallery, Oceanside, CA
President’s List, Mira Costa College, Oceanside, CA
Juried Student Art Show, “Dreams and Visions,” Mira Costa College, Oceanside, CA
Printmaking Exhibition, Mira Costa College, Kruglak Gallery, Oceanside, CA
Juried Student Art Show, Mira Costa College, Kruglak Gallery, Oceanside, CA
Portrait Exhibition, Mira Costa College, Student Center, Oceanside, CA
Water Base Media Exhibit, Mira Costa College Theater, Oceanside, CA
Scholarship, Mira Costa College, Oceanside, CA
Dean’s List, Interior Design, Palomar College, San Marcos, CA
Children’s Costumes; Fallbrook Fabrics, Fallbrook, CA


2015 and earlier

Graduated from the University of Utah with a BFA in Art teaching with a drawing and painting emphasis

BYU Sirius XM 143 Radio holiday broadcasts on Kim Power Stilson’s Talkworthy show

Considered for a BBC reality broadcast

Contributes content to Deseret News and syndicated partners: over 50,000 views

Authored and illustrated A CHRISTMAS HANDBOOK  

2013 – Macy’s holiday windows; City Creek SLC Macy’s

2010 – Present

Writing A HOLIDAY HANDBOOK 1 and 2

Graphic Art; greeting cards
2004 – Present

Authored and illustrated A HARVEST & HALLOWEEN HANDBOOK1982 – 2007

Hosted Halloween carnivals for 100 – 200 children at Carlsbad and Fallbrook, CA

Christmas, St. Patrick’s, pioneer parties for 300 at Carlsbad, CA

Children’s activities for 40 – 100 Carlsbad, Fallbrook and Newport Beach, CA
1990 – Present

Taught classes in cooking, entertaining, party planning
1988 – Present

151 events; Wedding reception design, parties, catering and floral arranging

Designed wedding reception template used for 10 years in the industry
2001 – 2004


Retail display, holiday boutiques, Bakersfield, CA
Created and sold patterns to Design Originals, Fort Worth TX
Teacher’s Aid; second grade and special education
Created and taught Folk Art classes, Moorpark College, Moorpark, CA

Employed by Lace Apron Catering; Fallbrook, CA

Provided licensed day care; Fallbrook, CA
Designed Patient Areas for Dr. Thomas Carter, Fallbrook, CA
Parent ; 7 children
Graphic Design for Carlsbad Unified School District, Carlsbad, CA
Designed teaching aids and handouts

Designed greeting cards and home decor


Classroom Volunteer: Carlsbad, CA; Newport Beach, CA;Fallbrook, CA
Children’s Organizations; administered, taught and planned activities for groups
10 – 200 children, Carlsbad, Fallbrook and Newport Beach, CA
Young women’s camp, taught environmental and survival skills and organized activities for

100 girls, Carlsbad and Fallbrook, CA
Boy Scouts of America, teacher and leader, Fallbrook, Newport Beach, CA
Mercy Hospital, auxiliary volunteer, Bakersfield, CA,
Women’s Groups; taught skills, provided transportation, meals, enrichment activities in

Carlsbad, Bakersfield, Fallbrook, Newport Beach, CA
Northridge Earthquake Assistance, Bakersfield, CA

Assistant Coordinator Children’s Humanitarian Service Project, Carlsbad, CA
Contributor to Hurricane Katrina Relief Art Auction
Humanitarian Relief; food preparation and quilts, Deseret Industries, Salt Lake City, UT


I apologize for the lack of new posts. I was hacked nearly to death! But I’m back to wish you a happy Valentine’s Day. I hope you had a wonderful Christmas and New Year! !