She has been creating original designs in a wide variety of media for most of her life. As a child she drew anything and everything with a special passion for portraits and people. Teen idols and family members were her favorite subjects. At the age of 15, she won a scholarship to study with Lee Gaskins for a summer.
Later, Randy studied Fashion Illustration and Advertising Design at F.I.T., S.U.N.Y. As a graduate, Randy pursued a career in advertising and illustration. She illustrated and designed for many nationally known products and businesses.
Always a student as well as a teacher, she enjoys sharing her love of all things creative. For years she taught classes in her studio called “The Art Room” in Rumson, and later, in Monmouth Beach. There she shared her talents in drawing, painting and sculpture.
Randy has studied with Ted Seth Jacobs, Jerry McDaniel, Sharon Gainsburg, Ken Stetz, Roberta Carter Clark, Mel Stabin, Marie Natale, as well as Tom Lynch and many others.
She is an Exhibiting Member of The Guild of Creative Arts, in Shrewsbury, NJ, as well as the Ocean County Artists Guild, where she recently won First Place in Watercolor. She is also a member of the American Watercolor Society.
Currently, Randy is working on several book illustration projects, in addition to her watercolor portraits. Randy lives in Monmouth Beach where she has her studio and accepts commissions.
The mission of the Atlantic Highlands Arts Council is to strengthen community through the arts.We are a 100% volunteer 501(c)3 non-profit organization that believes in the power of the arts to transform and enrich communities. Our primary function is to develop and execute events and arts related activities for the benefit of our community.