Roberta grew up in Atlanta, Georgia. Visiting the High Museum of Art and going to the fledgling Piedmont Park Art Festival, she imagined her paintings would one day hang between the artists she so admired.
She attended Vanderbilt University, earned her BA in Art History and returned to Atlanta after graduation where she continued pursuing her passion for art, taking classes at the High Museum and Georgia State University in her spare time.
Moving to San Diego in 1971, Roberta took art classes as time would allow and has since enjoyed many forms of expression from sculpture to copper enameling, oil painting to mural assignments. Today, she focuses on figurative subjects in watermedia/collage, that lean towards the abstract and non-representational, with an occasional foray into landscape and florals.
Roberta is an award-winning, Signature member of both the San Diego Watercolor Society, and International Society of Acrylic Painters (ISAP). Often juried into prestigious competitive international shows, you can enjoy her artwork regularly hanging at the San Diego Watercolor Society.