She has a B.A. (Hons) from Chelsea School of Art, and an M.F.A. from Savannah School of Art and Design. She taught at Lesley University before joining the Undergraduate faculty at MICA in 2005. In addition to being director of the M.A. in Illustration, she is a leader on the Study Abroad London trip.
Her work is based on traditional drawing and painting utilizing digital process and spans several multiple markets across the globe, which includes (but is not limited to) books, surface design and editorial illustration. Selected clients include: Flow Magazine (Netherlands), Workman Publishing, American Greetings, Target, The Guardian (UK), Chronicle Books, Little, Brown and Co, and The Ronald McDonald House.