Founder of two art galleries The Art Shak 1992, then Gallery 609 2017. Artist for 30 years, in juried shows between Toronto and Michigan. Founder Art Gypsies Collective, mobile art gallery of a group of professional artists. Juror, London Arts Council, Visual Arts Jury, on behalf of the City of London. WQLN, televised PBS interview. Juried into Toronto’s National Art Exhibition as well as Signatures. Paintings/story published in 93-page book ‘Home and Away’. Biog in Who’s Who of American Women. Live tv talk show host 10 years. Led 40 participants in art fundraiser at Lexus of London showroom.