Charly graduated from the San Francisco Art Institute with a Bachelors Degree in Fine Art. She spent a year on the Greek islands studying at The Agean Center for Fine Arts. Whilst in Greece she ventured to cities all over Italy to experience the Italian Renaissance and contemporary Mediterranean life and light.
Inspired by the vast space of the horizon and soothed by the light that reflects on the water after a rain storm. She is able to depict the visual impressions of her ever-changing surroundings and recreates the essence of her environment.