Getting here:

I was searching for a place that allowed me to be in control of my education.  A friend told me about COA and coming here made sense immediately. 


  • Contemporary Artist as Researcher and Activist
  • Human Ecology Core Course
  • American Dreaming
  • Writing Seminar I: Exposition
  • Drawing Mineral and Botanical Matter in the Forest of Maine
  • Children’s Literature
  • Waste
  • Ceramics: Clay and Place
  • Illustration
  • Politics of Israel
  • Studio Printmaking
  • World Literature
  • College Seminar: City/ Country in U.S. Literature 1860-1920
  • Native American Literature
  • Politics, Body, Representation
  • Introduction to piano
  • Introduction to French
  • Natural Resources

Favorite class:

Printmaking and Ceramics

My approach to human ecology:

I took every course that allowed me to find a form of expression. I guess I think of HE as a blender. 


Assistant on Ceramics for a pottery in Brno, Czech Republic

Senior project:

I am writing short stories in English and Spanish centered in the theme of Home. 

Life on Mount Desert Island:

I love the walks around the island and I often collect stones. 

I love visiting my host family, two talented artists dedicated to arts and education. 

Activities, traditions, celebrations:

I love the summer on this island. Potlucks and hikes.

Adventures yet to come:

Teaching arts

Best meal on campus:

I love pretty much anything that is vegetarian!

COA might be the right college for you if...

you are up for an adventure and you never lived close to the ocean. 


I love going for walks by the ocean and get lost observing rocks.