Writer, Teaching Artist, Graphic Designer

1239B N. 6th Str.

Philadelphia, PA  19122

“I love using my education, volunteer background, and commitment to social change to encourage and generate creativity in the world."


I’m a writer, teaching artist and graphic designer with over 10 years of experience of providing excellent, community based creative services. I have written and self-published 2 books, held numerous workshops for children and adults, and designed powerful, creative magazines, flyers, postcards, etc. I spent over 10 years volunteering for Art Sanctuary, first as a parent volunteer, then Board Member, and lastly, Board Secretary.

Teaching Artist 

Bartol Foundation -

Philadelphia, PA

Non-Fiction Writing Workshop

January 2018

Art Sanctuary -

Philadelphia, PA

North Star After-School Program

 Letter to My Father Workshop  for K - 8th grade


September 2016 - Present


Celebration of Black Writing

(3)  1-Day workshops


May 2011, 2012, 2013


City Hall Brown Bag Lunch Series

April 2013


University of

Pennsylvania - 

Philadelphia, PA

Letter to My Father workshop for Students

March 2016


Literary Partnership


Girl Talk Conference

Compton, CA


White Dove Performing Arts Academy

Philadelphia, PA

Letter to My Father workshop 

August 2015 & 2016

Free Library of Philadelphia

Philadelphia, PA

Letter to My Father workshop 

April 2015 (2) days

Graphic Designer

White Dove Academy

Philadelphia, PA

Website design and Marketing Materials

June 2015


Christian Lifestyle Magazine

August 2017


Art Sanctuary

Philadelphia, PA

Designed Marketing Materials

May 2011




TMy Booksext...


Philadelphia, PA

September 2016-Present


Christian Lifestyle Magazine

August 2017





University of Denver, Denver, CO

M.A. Creative Writing

May 2014

Temple University, Philadelphia, PA

B.A. Journalism

May 1985

Art Institute Online

A.S. Multimedia Design

May 2011

Community College of Philadelphia

A.S General Studies

May 1983

Additional Skills

  • Expert with Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook).
  • Strong skill with Adobe Illustrator, Photoshop, and InDesign.
  • Outstanding Teaching Artist Skills and Knowledge
  • Mt Zion 100 anniversary flyer@3x-100.jpg
  • Lisa-flyer.jpg
  • cite-cover- 2012.jpg
  • la-flyer.jpg
  • Solomon's Temple2.jpg
  • Letter-to-My-Father-flyer2-.jpg
  • good-shepherd.jpg
  • postcard4.jpg

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1239B N. 6th Str. 

      Philadelphia, PA  19122

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