Born in Canada in 1934, she attended the Emily Carr School of Art, Vancouver, B.C. (BFA, 1969). A watercolor painter, sculptor and author of cookbooks, she married vineyard owner Rene di Rosa and was active in the fine art community in Napa Valley. The di Rosas donated the buildings and part of their winery to become what is now known as the di Rosa Preserve: Art & Nature.Selected Solo Exhibitions:
Seal Exhibition, San Francisco International Airport , San Francisco, CA (1991); Museo ItaloAmericano, San Francisco, California; Crocker Museum of Art, Sacramento, CA (1984).
Selected Group Exhibitions:
Here and Now: Bay Area Masterworks from the di Rosa Collections, Oakland Museum, Oakland, CA (1994); Die Mauer: US Artists Respond to the Berlin Wall, the Goethe Institute & Soco Gallery, Napa, CA (1990); Santa Rosa College, Santa Rosa, CA (1990); the Fine Arts Museum of San Francisco, California Palace of the Legion of Honor ,(1989); University Museum, Berkeley, CA (1981).
Achenbach Foundation for the Graphic Arts, San Francisco, CA; De Saisset Museum, Santa Clara University, CA, di Rosa Preserve, Napa, CA, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco, CA.
Information courtesy of Rudy von Strasser.