I was born in Kingston, Jamaica, W.I., and studied Painting as an adult beginning seriously in the 1970s , tutored by Gorge Rodney, one of Jamaica's master artists. My early working background was in Education and Training. As a graduate teacher I taught History, Spanish at High School level and Communication Skills at College Level. Then later I specialised in Training and Development of staff at the workplace. During those years I used my week ends to develop my interest in Painting. While growing in the techniques of oil, acrylic and pastel paintings I exhibited in solo, joint and group shows in Jamaica and Trinidad and Tobago and won Bronze Medals in the Jamaica Cultural Development Commission National Fine Art Competitions among other awards. More recently I participate regularly in exhibitions and am a member of the Jamaica Guild of Artists.
My inspiration for my work comes from experiences of what I know and feel. With wide interests and having worked for many years as a volunteer in the cause of abused women I focus on strengths and hopes, happiness and peace. I try to express the vitality of life as I see it, through the medium of Painting, a discipline which is always challenging yet very stimulating.