​Born in Charleston, South Carolina, I currently live in Queens, New York. From the age of seven, growing up in New York City helped fueled my creativity and love of art. When I was a fifth grade student at P.S. 136 Queens, my teacher offered art lessons for students who wanted to learn more about painting instead of going out for recess. Of course I stayed behind. We learned about primary and secondary colors, shading and design techniques.

I was accepted into the Major Art and Music program at Andrew Jackson High School, and graduated with a Academic Diploma. I attended Hampton, Univesity, and later Queens College. I received certification in Business Management from Pace University while employed as a manager at AT&T.

I continued to satisfy my interest in the arts and attended workshops and classes at Pratt and the Metropolitan Museum of Art. I work primarily in oils, but have explored the beauty of watercolors, acrylics and color pencils.

I am currently a part time student and member of the Art Students League of New York, 215 W57th st, studying oil painting with Robert Cenedella. I have exhibited at Annual SQPA Art Exhibition in Queens and at  various art fairs, shows, and festivals throughout New York City and nationally.