A native of Ohio, Ms. Wade has been recognized as an artist of the highest caliber and integrity since the year 2000. She has attracted significant attention for her work in oil, watercolor, printmaking, and ceramics, winning exhibition awards in several states.

Ms. Wade earned her BFA in painting from Shawnee State University and her MFA from Western Michigan University School of Art. She received a Graduate College Fellowship and served as Student Gallery Director of Western Michigan School of Art. Ms Wade has studied with John Link, Vince Torano, Laure Williamson, Lane Raiser and the late, Stanley Sporny. Wade now resides and exhibits in the greater New York City area.