is an award winning animator, documentarian and sculptor focusing on community arts. She is the director of Summer Kitchen Studio, and lives in Orlando, Florida with her husband, Craig J Saper
, and her family. She holds degrees from Cornell University (BA, English), the University of the Arts (MA, Art Education) and from the Annenberg School at the University of Pennsylvania (MA, Communication). She has been a professor at Cornell and the University of the Arts, an instructor at Richard Stockton College and Tufts University, and a guest lecturer at Harvard College, Loyola University, the University of Central Florida, RISD, the University of Hawaii, Temple University and numerous other institutions. Her films have been screened at numerous film festivals around the world over the past two decades. She has received awards and grants including several Mid-Atlantic Emmys, an ITVS production grant and the 2006 Individual Artist Fellowship from the State of Florida Division of Cultural Affairs.
Clay-on-glass, 1994, 5 mins.Funded by Pittsburgh Filmmakers Mid-Atlantic Region Media Arts Fellowship, the Pennsylvania Council on the Arts, and PIFVA Subsidy Grant. Screened at Philadelphia Festival of World Cinema, Festival of IndependentsMTV Free Your Mind Spot
Clay-on-glass, 1994, 30 secs.Produced, directed and animated a 30-second spot for MTV Network.Paper Walls
Mixed live action and multi-media animation, 1993, 6 mins.Spotlight film for WHYY,... Read More