Studied at the Art Schools of Bern and Zürich; earned M.F.A. at the Graduate School of Figurative Art of the New York Academy of Art in New York City. Has worked as a gilder, art restorer and conservator in Zürich, London, Florence, and New York City and as an instructor at ACCENT and SACI in Florence, Italy; Parsons School of Design, the New York Academy of Art, and The New School University, in New York City. A recipient of grants from the Elizabeth Greenshields Foundation, the Ludwig Vogelstein Foundation and the E.D. Foundation, her paintings, drawings and sculptures have been featured in solo exhibitions in New York City and Switzerland, as well as in group shows throughout the U.S. and Europe.