I have a diverse set of artistic and technical skills: Editor-in chief of the UWM Post college newspaper, 20 year career professional ballet dancer (AGMA member), Assistant Pastry Chef in the Reagan White House, Assistant Artistic Director and Principal Dancer of Ballet Center and Chamber Company, BFA Degree in painting (Class President senior year), Gallery painter, Photography and digital imaging expertise, Apple Computer Specialist, Team USA Ice Dance ballet instructor, Extensive costume design and execution.


George Washington University, Corcoran College of Art and Design, Washington, D.C.
Certificate Program in Digital Imaging. 2000

George Washington University, Washington, D.C.
Graduate Studies in Fine Arts, 1993 - 1994

George Washington University, Corcoran College of Art and Design, Washington, D.C.
BFA Fine Arts, With Honors, May 1993

L’Academy de Cuisine, Bethesda, Maryland
Certificate, Classical French Pastry, First in class. 1982

University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Photojournalism Studies: Student newspaper arts editor, advertising manager, and editor-in-chef, 1972 - 1975


Philippa Tarant Designs
Commercial Flower design

2013 - 2014

WISA (Washington Ice Skate Academy) and Team USA
Costume Design

2006 - 2014

The Apple Store, Montgomery Mall, Bethesda, Md.
Mac Specialist

2007 - 2009

Portraits and Image Projects, Chevy Chase, Md.
Portraits, posters, fine arts cards, and photo restoration

2000 - present

USA Executive Mansion (the White House, 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue)
Assistant Pastry Chef to Roland Mesnier. State Dinners and Dessert prep in First Family residence.



Fine Art Festivals
Including: Rehoboth Beach Outdoor annual event, Amagansett, Rittenhouse Square, Weshampton Beach, Montauk, Urbanna, Bethesda, Chevy Chase, Sarasota and Bonita Springs, Fla

2015 - present

Saint Albans Christmas House Tour Boutique
Sky, Gallery booth at gift boutique, National Cathedral, Washington, DC

December 2016

Yellow Barn Gallery at Glen Echo, Bethesda, MD
Sky, One person show of oil paintings

September 2016

Domestic Landscapes, Rehoboth Art League
Juried Show, Rehoboth Beach, Del.

Summer 2016

Restrospective: Portraits and Figurative Paintings:
CCPC, Geneva Hall, Washington, D.C.

January 2007

Digital Praise: CCPC, Geneva Hall, Washington, D.C.
Collection of 13” x 19” archival prints of families and childrencreated from 2000 - 2005

January 2006

The Computer as a Fine Arts Tool: Mac Upgrades, Bethesda, Md.
Digital imaging and Photoshop painting

2000 - 2001

Childscapes: New Work, Foundry Gallery, Washington, D.C.
Oil on canvas. Large scale figurative paintings


Figures in Fives: Foundry Gallery, Washington, D.C.
Multi-figure oil paintings measuring 5’ x 5’


Other Dancers: Corcoran Gallery of Art, Hemicycle Gallery, Washington, D.C.
This body of work took my dancing from the stage and studio to the canvas. It is a collection of 6 oil paintings, 4’ x 3’ - 5’ presented either together as a mural or as individual works



Bowen McCauley Dance Theater
Board Member, Artistic Consultant

2003 - 2006

USFSA Pre-Silver Level Ice Dance
T2005 National Competitor, Bronze Medalist

2004 and 2005  National  Competitor

Ballet Coaching for Ice Skaters
Including National Competitors and National Intermediate Ladies Champion

2002 - present

Georgetown School of Ballet, Washington, D.C.
Ballet instructor

1998 - 1999

Ballet Center of Washington, Washington, D.C.
Chamber Ballet Ensemble, Co-founder, Associate Artistic Director, Principal Dancer, Costume Director and Designer.

1984 - 1994

D.C. Contemporary Dance Theater, Washington, D.C.
Guest Artist, Kennedy Center and International Tour


D.C. Contemporary Dance Theater, Washington, D.C.
Guest Artist, Principal Dancer Kennedy Center and International Touring

1985 - 1986

Ballet Santa Fe: Santa Fe, New Mexico
Guest Artist, Principal Dancer

1984 - 1986

Washington Opera Company, Washington, D.C.
Principal Dancer

1981 - 1983


Betsy and Brent Clark
38664 Wood Lane
Ocean View, Delaware 19970

Ellen Teplitz
3309 Shepherd Street
Chevy Chase, Marland 20815