dawn photo An Honors Graduate of the Rhode Island School of Design, Dawn is an independent artist/designer. Her textile designs have been exhibited extensively throughout the world and are in the permanent collections of the Kyoto Textile Museum in Japan, the Smithsonian's Cooper-Hewitt Museum of Design in New York, and The Art Institute of Chicago as well as numerous private and corporate collections. Her considerable foreign travel experiences (including Asia, Eastern Europe, India, Russia, Turkey, and former Soviet countries) are evident in her work.

Following her college graduation Dawn moved to New York City where she worked as a Textile Designer. Later moving to Minnesota, Dawn continues to do fine art as well as design for the home textile industry. She designs for many companies around the world; Papyrus-Recycled Greetings, Crate&Barrel, Garnet Hill, Eddie Bauer, Pottery Barn, Ikea of Sweden, TAG, and Target to name just a few. With over 25 years of experience designing all things home; kitchen textiles, tabletop, bedding, greeting cards, gift wrap, Dawn works from concept to finished product with creativity and dedication.