Dustan is a professional working artist, MA/MFA , retired Professor of Studio Art  and Art History.  She enjoyed ten years  participating in the NYC Art scene after graduating with a Masters from Pratt Institute in the eighties.  She went on to  earn  a Masters in Art History from Boston University and began teaching at Art Colleges around New England.  She has written for many significant art magazines and had a book of her artwork published by Rockport Publishers in 2017.  Her exhibition track leads from the East Village to New Hampshire with residencies at the famous MacDowell Colony and Cummington Artist Residency in the Berkshires, several large State grants and a successful participations in Corporate Collections such as Winchester Hospital, Macy’s, Acme and Oracle.