World Journalism Institute, New York, NY - Summer Session - 2002

California College of Arts & Crafts, Oakland, CA - Bachelor of Arts - 1988



Proprietor - Home Economics: Household Goods, Vintage & Otherwise - Grants Pass, OR - 2006-2014

Designer - Design Lab 101: Visual Merchandising, Commercial & Residential Interior Design Projects include:  Artist Loft, Bancroft Ave, East Oakland, CA; Summer Jo’s Organic Restaurant & Farm, Grants Pass, OR; Crystal Room @ Ashland Springs Hotel, Ashland, OR; Farm Stay @ Pennington Farms, Grants Pass, OR; N.Aebersold/D.Blumrosen, Ben Lomond, CA; Pueschels, Grants Pass, OR; Rogue Creamery Guest House, Medford, OR; Rogue Creamery Farm Stand, Grants Pass, OR;  Pennington Farms Bakery, Applegate, OR. 

Magazine & Prop Styling: Country Living Magazine, Home Companion Magazine, Distinctly Northwest Magazine, Southern Exposure Magazine


Freelance Journalism:

Crain’s Chicago Business Week, BBC Radio, The Guardian UK Newspaper, American Reporter Online,, Bee Culture Magazine & American Bee Journal.


Previous Entrepreneurial Experience: 

Owner/Curator - “Untitled” Gallery - San Francisco, CA - 1991-92

Owner - Ross Island Grocery - Portland, OR - 1998-99

Owner - Park Place Antiques & Interiors - Grants Pass, OR - 2001-08