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artist bio
I was born and raised in Newton, Massachusetts. Growing up in a small, but busy home with my single mom, older brother, uncle and grandparents, I was hardly alone but eagerly sought out space to be by myself. I was happy to spend my days drawing and creating with whatever supplies I had. Studying art, design and film, I wound up in advertising - overseeing creative teams, art buying and production. Leaving my career to start a family, I have come back to my camera. I find inspiration in the people around me, the way we live, life at home and adventures in the world with my family.

artist statement 
As a child, whenever family or company would visit, I would always ask to sit with the grown-ups rather than play with the other kids. I was allowed to stay because I was quiet and they were able to forget I was there. I was fascinated by each character, and with their stories and interactions. As the evening went on, it felt so privileged to see how their true selves emerged. 
I've always been an observer. I take pictures to capture a small moment and translate my personal experience into a shared one. Documenting a place in time or a personal event. Sometimes I am a passive observer, like in my childhood home, other times I'm recording my own domestic landscape. I am a collector of memories and intend to capture everything I can. I do this so that I cannot forget, but also to share it with others, so they will remember too.

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