Arlene has  been painting in watercolor, acrylics, and oils since  the 1980's.  She studied watercolor with Jack Yelle, acrylic and oil with Steve Lampasona and oils with Howard Rose.  Arlene has  been fortunate to be able to share with family, friends and others over the years and finds when she is painting her  cares drift away.

Arlene is a member of the Art League of Nassau County` and  a member of their  plein  plein air  group  traveling to
venues in NY and Long Island.  She attends workshops in Maine, New Mexico and Italy. Arlene is currently a member of The National Art League, Art League of Port Washington, Sunnyside Artists .

Arlene`s work is exhibited at the Barnes Gallery in Garden  City and Trapani Art Gallery in Manhasset.  She has exhibited in many libraries, University galleries and restaurants.  Many of her paintings are owned by family, friends and new friends.

As an executive secretary for 43 years before retiring she is very happy to be able to devote her time to painting  and traveling.