Both her love of horses and art began while living in Italy as a child. Upon returning to the United States at age 18, she began her practice and study of Art. At age 20 she teamed with her mother, Joan Fisher Morell, to create and produce an entire stained glass panorama for a church in upstate New York. This included eight life-sized depictions of saints as well as a three story A frame facade. She continued to produce commissioned glass pieces for hundreds of private homes, churches and hospitals. She holds degrees in Art, Art History, Teaching and a Masters Degree in Humanities.