has been designing and fabricating beaded art and fashion jewelry for more than twenty-five years. Her studio/gallery Beauty & the Beads in Sarasota is open from November through May.


She is recognized as creating unique, intricately hand-crafted pieces embodying metalsmithing and beading techniques using materials acquired through Fair Trade Principles.


Her work has been featured in galleries, modeled on runways, published in books and magazines, and shown at Saks Fifth Avenue, the Florida Craftsmen Gallery, the Morgan Museum and the Rubin Museum of Art in New York City.