ABOUT


ifth grade student at P.S. 136 Queens, my teacher offered art lessons for students who wanted to learn more about painting instead of going Born in Charleston, South Carolina, growing up in New City fueled my creativity. As a fifth grade student at P.S. 136 Queens, my teacher offered art lessons instead of going out to recess; of course I stayed behind. Inspired also by my older brother, who was an artist, I learned about primary and secondary colors, shading and design techniques.

I continued to satisfy my interest in art throughout my academic education as an Art/Music majar at Andrew Jackson High School and Hampton University. I attended art workshops and classes at Pratt and also was an Assistant Teacher in the STEP program in architecture on Saturdays. I also attended classes at the Metropolitan Museum of Art.

I am currently a member of the of the Art Student League of New York studying oil painting with Robert Cenedella. I have exhibited at various art fairs, shows and festivals throughout New York City and nationally. I work primarily in oils, but have explored the beauty of watercolors, acrylics and colored pencils.   techniques.

I was accepted into the Major Art and Music program at Andrew Jackson High School, and graduated with a Academic Diploma. I attended Hampton, Univesity, and later Queens College. I received certification in Business Management from Pace University while employed as a manager at AT&T.

I continued to satisfy my interest in the arts and attended workshops and classes at Pratt and the Metropolitan Museum of Art. I work primarily in oils, but have explored the beauty of watercolors, acrylics and color pencils.

I am currently a part time student and member of the Art Students League of New York, 215 W57th st, studying oil painting with Robert Cenedella. I have exhibited at Annual SQPA Art Exhibition in Queens and at  various art fairs, shows, and festivals throughout New York City and nationally.