Gloria has been creating commissioned portraits and landscapes for over forty years and is currently leading an All Media Open Workshop at the Natick Community Senior Center in Natick MA. Working in either pastels or oils, she specializes in family portraiture and figures in the landscape. Her use of digital photography allows for immediate viewing when determining pose, lighting and expression for portraits of children and pets. With over 100 major awards and work in private collections in the United States, Europe and Japan, her oil on linen portraits of former DAR Presidents are on display at the DAR Library in Washington D.C. Her Memberships include over 20 years with the Wellesley Society of Artists, Signature Membership in the Pastel Society of America in New York City and the Portrait Society of America membership.