Life is short. It’s important to love what you do. I’m so thankful to spend my days working in art studios with creative young artists and fantastic teams of teachers. I believe that what you put out into the world is what you get back and my enthusiasm for all things artistic translates to those around me.
I’m an Australian citizen living in the UK and currently teaching art at the American School in London. I work across the Middle and High School Divisions and teach from Grade 6 to AP Studio Art. Prior to working in London, I spent 3 years in Belgium at the International School of Brussels where I was the Head of Visual Arts. I taught in the High school and worked with the International Baccalaureate DP Art students as well as Studio Artists, 3D artists, and Textile Design students.
From 2003 to 2008, I worked in Tokyo at The American School in Japan. I was Chair of Visual Arts for three of those years. I taught the Advanced Placement certificate as well as Life Drawing and Ceramics classes. I was deeply touched by Japanese culture and my experiences as an artist and teacher there have made a lasting impression on my creative sensibilities.
I started teaching in the late 80′s in Melbourne, Australia. After 14 years of working in prestigious private schools on the Mornington Peninsula and central Melbourne, I was ready to begin my journey into International teaching with excitement and a strong pedagogical background. From Melbourne, it was first to Japan and from then the big adventure began…
They say a picture speaks a thousand words, so please take some time to look at the links on my gallery pages to see the world through my eyes.