Course Work

Poetry as Diviner: Hunting the Pluck of Poetry
| Richard Osler | La Romita School of Art, Terni, Umbria, Italy | Pending Summer 2020
Art Therapy Studio: The Mystic and the Artist II
| Markus Scott-Alexander | St. Stephen’s College, University of Alberta | November 2019
Mono printing as Spiritual practice | Julie Elliot | Naramata Centre, July 2018
Abbey of the Arts | Awakening The Creative Spirit, Continuing Education – Bringing the Expressive Arts to Soul Care Ministry, Perth, Scotland, May 2017
SoulStream | Nurturing Contemplative Experiences, Vancouver, B.C., March 2017
Spoke Literary Festival, Caetani Cultural Centre, Vernon, B.C., August 2016
Poetry as Prayer, Richard Osler, Vancouver Island, April 2016
Storytelling & the Landscape of the Soul, Gareth Higgins, David Wilcox, Apr. 2015
University of British Columbia, Booming Ground Mentorship, Shauntay Grant, 2014/15
New Vintage Theatre, Intro to Acting Workshop with Angela Lavender, Fall 2014
Northern Ireland 2014 ~ Storytelling, Music, Art and Peace, 2014, led by Gareth Higgins, David Wilcox and Karen Moore.
Beloved ~ An Online Journey into Lent and Easter, 2014, led by Jan Richardson.
Centrum Port Townsend Writing Festival, Autumn Intensive, Short Story Forms with Rebecca Brown, Oct. 2013
Survey of British Literature I & II, Okanagan College, 2013/14, led by Terry Scarborough.
Centrum Port Townsend Writing Festival, Poetry with Gary Lilly, July 2012
Vantagepoint3 Facilitation Training, 2011
Writing with Style Poetry Residency, Banff Centre, 2011, led by Gerald Hill.
The Journey ~ Spiritual Formation, VantagePoint3, 2006-8
Bachelor of Landscape Architecture, Honours, University of Guelph, 1987
Royal Conservatory of Music, Grade VIII Piano, Rudiments of Theory, Honours