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I look back on a colorful and successful career in advertising and Classical Music management. Most important, I raised my child/young man affected by autism until his passing at age 17. My following 10+ years at CARD have shaped my skill to help people. That is what it’s all about.


  • BFA, Bachelor of Fine Arts, University of Art and Design, Offenbach/Frankfurt, Germany
  • Student Artists with Autism Share Art at UCF Celebrates the Arts

    Written By: | April 1, 2022
    UCF Celebrates the Arts, April 5-16, 2022 “Spectral Evidence” exhibition located in Dr. Phillips Center lobby. Free to the public. Neo-expressive and bold yet sensitive. Those are some words Gesa...
  • UCF Art Exhibit Celebrates Unique Talents of Those With ASD

    Written By: Camille Dolan '98 | November 1, 2021
    Kyle, one of the artists featured at the Lake County Museum of Art during Spectral Evidence IV, performs a harp recital. An art exhibit at the Lake County Museum of...
  • New Art Exhibit on Display in Tavares

    Written By: The Daily Commercial | September 10, 2020
    The University of Central Florida’s Center for Autism and Related Disabilities (CARD) has chosen nine young artists’ artwork to display at the Lake County Museum of Art in Tavares. It’s a unique...
  • Highlighting Art From Autistic Artists

    Written By: Spectrum News 13 | September 8, 2020
    They say a picture is worth a thousand words, and for people with autism, that expression takes on a very literal meaning. A new art exhibit in the Lake County Museum...
  • Lake County art exhibit features work from artists with autism

    Written By: ClickOrlando | September 8, 2020
    Central Floridians can enjoy a one-of-a-kind exhibit featuring dozens of original drawings, photography, and 3D art, highlighting the creativity of those who see life from a different perspective. The exhibit...
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