Joined Jul 14 2010
My educational background is in art, performing arts, & animals. I studied & took private instruction in charcoal & pastel drawing as well as watercolor and oil painting. I also have done freelance photography, some glass blowing, and worked with ceramics for about 5 yrs. I also participated in tap, jazz, and other styles of dance since childhood. In grammar school & since I've accelled in these fields as well as sports. Track & field, basketball, and bowling were among some of my hobbies. I've recieved coaches & other awards and ranked among the highest in my schools stats and records. I am also a life longer lover of the earth. I've gone to school for and still advocate environmental & wildlife conservation & awareness. I'm a donating member of Green Peace, The Humane Society, & The ASPCA to name some and rescue and rehabilitate animals. I've worked with everything from dog groomers to The Buffalo Zoo; having experience with both domestics and exotic wildlife. In February of 09 I became a hand crafted hoop maker & instructor. I am also a NYS EMT certified, insured glow & fire arts performer. I've vended, taught, & performed at birthdays, private parties & events, music & art festivals, & other functions throughout the country. I enjoy traveling and in my spare time I enjoy still working on arts and crafts type projects.