U. S. A. - Canada - International Artist, Author, Poct.
Pseudonym ELKA. Studied Fine Art, Commercial Art & Design Washington School of Art and with six Art Teachers on the east coast. Began teaching and moved to vancouver, B.C. where she taught Art Therapy at Sunny Hill Hospital. Joined the Faculty of Le Lycee De Los Angeles and Beverly Hills as Fine Arts teacher. Opened her own Evolutionary Gallery with her agent from New York, Steven Hass. Education includes: California teaching credential -Art, Beverly Hills Unified School District Medical Secretary Training, Los Angeles City Unified School District and Cedars Sini. Beverly Hills, Achievement Award-Medical Terminology. Studied Ballet with Madame Kathryn Etienne School of Dance. Hollywood and Paris. Studied Real Estate at Creat Western Cities. Fund Raising work - City of Hope, Leukemia Society, Arthritis Foundation, American Cancer Society, March of Dimes. Appeared on the International Poetry Hall of Fame WWW. MD. From Las Vegas, Nevada. Published in seven anthologies with the National Library of Poetry. Received Editors choice awards in 95,97, N. I,. P.
Published in Famous Poets, A Treasure of Great Poems Published with the Poetry Guild. New York. Author of Broken Promises, The Art of Contemplation, a collection of poems, the Ghosts of Sierra Vista, short story. The World of Light - art Instruction. She lives in Costa Serena, Oceanside, CA. Where she continues to write, paint and teach.