she was going to be an artist when she was 11the year
she lived in Paris for a summer, visiting every museum and
gallery in the city. As a fibres and crafts student at Philadelphia College of Art (now University of the Arts),
she became fascinated by the relationship between maps and
the land they represent, embarking on a lifelong interest
in maps and collage.
emigrated to Israel, where she worked as a textile conservator
in Haifa and at Tel Avivs Ha'Aretz Museum. She studied
at the Textile Conservation Centre at Londons Courtauld
Institute, then worked in conservation for the Textile Museum
in Washington, D.C. All this time, she continued to work with
collage, creating landscapes that had mystical or political
significance and depicted three dimensions on a two-dimensional
now lives in Annapolis, Maryland with her two
sons. She continues to work in collage, creating work that
explores religious, spiritual, and scientific themes. In addition,
she creates custom Jewish-themed pieces including ketubot,
or wedding contracts, and collages for bar and bat mitzvahs
depicting each childs Torah portion.
work has appeared at the Indianapolis Museum of Art, the Maryland
Governor's Mansion, and the Israeli Embassy; one of her pieces
is in the permanent collection of the Haifa Museum of Art and the Kaballah Museum in Be'er Sheva.
She was awarded the Encouragement of Young Artists prize for
work exhibited in the Artist's House in Jerusalem and received a Maryland State Arts Council grant for Individual Artists in 2008.