...since she was a young girl she had distinguished herself for her drawing ability, also winning some drawing contests in her hometown , Winnipeg .
...After having moved to Italy with her family and having learnt the language , she attended the local school , having the painter Giuliano Collina as an art teacher, who encouraged her to take up Art studies
..she attended the Fine Arts School in Varese , where she got a high degree certificate , obtaining 54/60 marks .
....A very unfortunate period started for her : after her father's death she had to give up any chance to continue her art studies ,living periods of unemployment and factory working .In this period she studied and obtained a certificate as a fashion designer and started dedicating herself to teaching English , her mother tongue .
...after her marriage she dedicated herself to her family but took up a little painting again ... mostly watercolours of cats .
...getting fed up of painting on her own and willing to improve herself thanks to the input given by the comparison with other artists she entered the Carducci Cultural Association in Como where she still attends Painting and Printmaking workshops
sets out on a new art journey , attending live figure drawing at the "Laboratorio Figurativo " in Velate (Varese )
Researching more looseness in style and technique , she attends Jerry Fresia's Contemporary Impressionist workshop in Lenno , by Lake Como