is a Professor of Graphic Design at Black Hills State University in Spearfish, South Dakota. She has a BA in Studio Art with an emphasis in Digital Art from the University of North Carolina at Pembroke and an MFA in Studio Art from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro. An internationally exhibiting artist and lecturer, her work has been seen at the Cynthia Broan Gallery in New York City, the National Taiwan Normal University in Taipei, Taiwan, the Siena Art Institute in Siena, Italy and the Birla Academy of Art & Culture in Kolkata, India. She is the first ever Artist-in-Residence at the Sanford Underground Research Facility (SURF) in Lead, South Dakota. SURF is the deepest underground laboratory in the United States with facilities reaching a mile below the surface. It houses experiments in dark matter and neutrino physics, biology, geology and engineering. This site is also the home of the former Homestake Gold Mine.