Wow! I recently won two photography awards at the
Napa Valley Mustard Celebration Photo Finale Exhibit at Jessup Cellars in Yountville!

2nd Place in Innovative for "Guarded Sea of Mustard" - 15 x 30 on Metal
People's Choice for "Mustard Portrait" - 24x30 on Canvas
There were 78 works of art in this Exhibit - I'm super grateful and stunned!
Both pieces are available for purchase - email me!

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Thanks for connecting with me here!

My passion is connecting... people to people, people to their dreams, brands to businesses, and creative spirits to their talents. The pandemic and subsequent world issues brought massive changes to our lives on so many different levels. Some of these changes came bearing gifts. 

Seizing an opportunity born of adversity in 2020, I reimagined my career path and followed my dream of helping others as a Creativity Coach as well as translating my years of experience working for others into freelance marketing and consulting. I love helping small businesses and artists grow by discovering and developing their authentic potential. 

I have also immersed myself in my own creativity and have been happily putting myself out there with the opportunities that inspire me. Photography and creating photo art are still my primary passions, but I am now dabbling in watercolor as well... stay tuned!

Thanks for enjoying my art and I hope to work with you soon!


Relative experience highlights (aka Street Cred)

  • Kaizen-Muse Creativity Coaching™ – (Certified 2020)
  • Nine Modern Day Muses (and a Bodyguard) Workshop Facilitator - (Certified 2003)
  • Art Association Napa Valley – Board Member 2023-present
  • Art Gallery Napa Valley exhibiting artist
  • 20+ years as a Marketing Professional providing marketing, creative branding, design, business development, collaboration and social media consulting to businesses across many industries including tourism, art, culinary, wine, publishing, municipal and nonprofit
  • REACH Personal Branding – Certified Personal Branding Coach (2004)
  • The Coaches Training Institute (CTI) - Personal Co-Active Coach training (2003)
  • Western Association of Chamber Executives – Accredited Chamber Executive (2012)
  • Leadership Napa Valley – Class 21 Alumni (2008) and Services Director (2021-23)
  • 30+ years of evolving awareness and acceptance of my own creative being (i.e. actively selling artist and published writer)
  • World-traveled, culturally aware, globally grateful


“Art is the only way to escape without leaving home.” 
~ Twyla Tharp, American dancer, choreographer, and author