is known for her bronze garden figures of animals, birds and children.
She grew up in Cohasset and as a child her interest in art was
encouraged by her grandfather, John P. Benson, a marine painter.
from Milton Academy she went to Sweet Briar College for two years
and then entered the Boston Museum School of Fine Arts where she
studied for the next two years. One of the founders and teachers
of the Museum School was her grandfather's brother Frank W. Benson
who is known for his portraits, etchings and watercolors. Her
sculpture training was initiated at the school by Peter Abate.
She earlier studied with George Demetrios of Rockport.
is in the collection of Wellesley College, First National Bank
of Boston, Beverly Hospital, Beverly, Massachusetts, American
Cathedral, Paris, Museum of Science, Boston, Peabody Essex Museum,
and M.I.T. in Cambridge.
won many awards including awards from the Copley Society, National
Sculptor's Association, and the Marblehead Arts Association. Her
one-man and group shows are numerous.