B.A., Fine Arts, Indiana
M.A., Journalism, Indiana University, 2002
95/98/2000/XP, Mac/OS 8, Adobe Acrobat, PageMaker, Photoshop, Premiere,
Cool Edit Pro, Copernic 2001, HTML, Internet Explorer, Macromedia
Dreamweaver, FrontPage, PowerPoint, Word, Netscape Navigator, Paint
Shop Pro, Textpad
1983 - present
Freelance work involving
writing, photography, desktop publishing, newsletter production, website
development and teaching those skills to youth. Click on Writing,
Photography, Websites and
Arts Education links for projects and clients.
VSA arts of Indiana, Indianapolis, IN 1997 - present
Master Artist/Arts-in-Education Residencies.
teaching writing, photography, visual and computer art to at-risk
youth and children with physical, mental and emotional disabilities.
Indianapolis, IN 1993 - 2001
and photographer for StreetTalk and the Arts & Entertainment section.
Clips available upon request.
Society of Professional
Journalists, "Lost Footing" Best Feature, 1993
Arts Indiana Postcard
Competition Winner 1996, 1994, 1993; Merit Awards 1994, 1993, 1992,
1991, 1989, 1988
Specialist, Indiana Task Force 1 (FEMA) and INTF1
Canine Urban Response Team
Board, Indiana Juvenile Correctional Facility
Capital City Garden
Society Pet Partners Program
• Aussie Rescue
& Placement Helpline (ARPH)
Spot? Why Not?
Anyone who knows
me personally understands why. All of my kids have four legs and
fur. (Except for the birds, fish and ducks.)
I'm a realist:
I can't make a living working dogs*, but I can make a living writing.
See Spot Write is
the self-delusional way that I combine both. :-)
is a morph of Grace
and Nunzi, two
of my dogs.
hours are spent in animal therapy work and K9 search and rescue
with the Indiana Task Force 1 (FEMA).
my company, Geese Wranglers
LLC, is a great spring-fall gig....
a Row for the Hungry
Live on the Net (Loch Ness Monster)