2014- present

owner of gallery Studio Oh!

2010- present

working as an indepent artist



Umass Dartmouth  Artisanry/wood grad program.



Designer and owner of 'Novel furniture'.


2003- 2005

The School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL. Bachelor of Fine Arts, Emphasis in furniture design.


2001- 2003              

College for Creative Studies, Detroit MI

Major - interior design



University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam,

The Netherlands, Course in Clinical epidemiology


1989 –1993             

Nursing School St. Joseph Hospital, Eindhoven, The Netherlands



Classes in Textile design, Eindhoven, The Netherlands


Publications/ links


Brabant Cultureel

Magazine for Art, Culture and Literature


ICFF award 


Review MFA show 2010


interview SouthCoast Today


CVPA student collection











- Crowell's Fine Art Gallery                            

  New Bedford MA

- Red Poppy Studios and gallery

  Lafayette IN

- Griffin Fine Art and Interior Design

   Chicago IL

 - Studio Oh!

Awards / Exhibits

- 2014 till present, continues display at Studio Oh!

- 2013, group exhibit at Red Poppy gallery

- 2013, group exhibit at Griffin gallery

- 2011, July, 'Urban Nature' (2-person show),

   Bridgeport Art Center, Chicago

- 2011, May, 'Reclaim Art', Bridgeport Art Center, Chicago

- 2011, March, 'Vision Becomes Reality',

   Bridgeport Art Center, Chicago

- 2010, September, 'S.O.S', 

   Bridgeport Art center, Chicago

- 2008 The 18th Annual Downtown N.B. Inc. Gala

  (invite only)

- 2007- 2009, UMASS related exhibits

-  2005, best entry from design school. Editors award 

    International Contemporary Furniture Fair (ICFF)