The artist was born in Brighton, England in 1961. She studied Fine Art Printmaking at the Brighton Polytechnic College of Art and Design, graduating in 1983. She then attained a post-graduate diploma in Education from the University of Middlesex in 1984.
She moved to live in Spain in 1985 and taught in various schools until 1992 when she returned to live in Ireland.
She is now based between Ramelton, Donegal and Claremorris, Mayo. She is represented in many public, private and corporate collections.