Beth was born and raised in the Philadelphia area. She attended Penn State University and graduated with a B.A. in Art. She received her M.Ed. from Temple University and her credentials to teach art from the Moore College of Art and Design.
She spent 25 years teaching art to patients at a private psychiatric hospital in Philadelphia as well as teaching in small Independent schools in Philadelphia and Delaware.
After moving to Fort Myers 14 years ago, she has been able to devote more time to her art. She has been studying painting with Terry Lynn Spry at the Alliance for the Arts in Fort Myers and has attended workshops with Greg Biolchini and Gale Bennett.