Curriculum Vitae

Academic History
Graduate, Bancroft School of Massage Therapy School, Bancroft, 1997.
Boston University, Boston MA. Masters of Urban Affairs (Urban Planning and Design), 1982.
Kirkland College (Hamilton), Clinton, NY. K-12 NY State Certification Art Education and Painting, 1974.
Pine Manor Jr. College, Newton, MA. Associate BA liberal arts 1970. 
Post Graduate: Harvard University, GSD Drafting, Terrain Analysis, Interior Plantscape; Radcliffe Seminars--four semesters Watercolor Painting; 
Fitchberg State, Wetland Ecology

Professional History
Landscape Design Consultant Central New York Conservancy Mohawk Valley New York. Program development, restoration, design, lecturing, school field studies in the parks and site supervision of interns, contractors, and volunteers. Research and writing of historic parks Utica NY. 2001-present.
Instructor, Boston Architectural College Courses, Design 2(Green Technology in Residential Design), Design 1, Conifers, Native Trees and Shrubs, and Designing Public Gardens Beds. 2008-2012.
Faculty and thesis advisor Radcliffe Seminars, Graduate Program in Landscape Design, Cambridge, MA. 1991- 2002.
Distinguished Faculty Landscape Institute Arnold Arboretum Harvard University. Received the Award of Excellence. Courses taught: Ecological Design, Basic Design, Plant Identification, Field Identification of Deciduous Trees and Shrubs, Identification and Uses of Evergreens, Designing with Trees, Designing with Shrubs, Designing with Perennials, Northeastern Plant Communities. 2002-2008.
Principal of Verde Plantscape, a design build firm. Practicing public, commercial, and residential as well as Environmental Phytoremediation. Designed over 400 sites. 1984-present.
Horticulturist and Park Designer, Town of Natick, MA. Responsibilities: Designing, planning, overseeing maintenance of 15 public spaces and streetscapes, direct community involvement.1983-2001.
Assistant Director Children’s Program, Arnold Arboretum, Boston, MA. Responsibilities: Training and supervising thirty volunteers. Teaching, marketing and developing field studies in botany at the Arboretum.1990-1991.
Cape Cod Community College, Graduate Course for science teachers on Outdoor Ecology Studies. 1991.
Director of Urban Environmental Practices Program and faculty member, Roxbury Community College, Boston MA. Responsibilities: develop and implement state accredited associates BA in Urban Environmental Landscapes Program. Supervision of greenhouses, grant writing for job training in lead removal, and implementing a historic landscape restoration of Olmstead parks.1985-1989.
Designer, Winslow Nurseries, Needham, MA. 1982-1984
Academic advisor and resident counselor at Pine Manor College, Newton, MA. 1975-1978.
ESL Program Director at Groton Lowell Upward Bound Program. Summers 1972-1974. 
Architectural Model Builder, Roche, Dinkaloo Associates, Hamden CT. 1970-1972.

Fine Art Vitae
The Munson Williams Procter Institute Museum School, Utica NY.  
Kirkland College (Hamilton). Painting, Art Education. Certified k-12.
Post Graduate:
Harvard University, GSD Drafting, Terrain Analysis, Interior Plantscape 
Radcliffe Seminars--four semesters Watercolor Painting 
Fitchburg State, Wetland Ecology, 

April 2001 Curate show, Natick Center for the Arts
October 2000 Group show, Schlesinger Library, Radcliffe College
September 1999 Group juried show, Natick Center for the Arts
Spring 1998 Group show, Natick Center for the Arts
Fall 1997 Group show, Schlesinger Library, Radcliffe College
Winter 1998-99 2 Group juried shows, Natick Public Library 
Spring 1996  Solo show, Gallery at Hillis Library, Harvard University
1995 Solo show, Morse Institute Library, Natick, MA
OngoingExhibited and sold paintings, Natick Frame and Gallery, Natick, MA
Group show, Massachusetts Audubon Society
February 2003 Joint exhibit with Kirk Fernald at The Center for the Arts, Natick

1st Place Watercolor Division, Natick Cultural Arts Show

Lecturer at Arnold Arboretum, MWRA, Garden clubs, Ecological Landscape Association, Museum of Fine Arts, Massachusetts Landscape Contract Association, Russell’s Nursery, Natick Center for the Arts, League of Woman Voters, US Garden Federation Organization,
Horticulture Magazine European Horticultural Guide, Somerset Club of Boston, Maine’s Landscape Conference, and Massachusetts Horticultural Society.

Special Projects
Project Learning Tree, 4H Club, US Forest Service