Watson received her BFA from The Pennsylvania State and her MFA from The University of Maryland. Her work has been featured recently in solo exhibitions at The Contemporary, and McDaniel College. Ms. Mera Rubell selected Watson's work for inclusion in exhibitions at Marianne Boesky Gallery and the WPA's 2014 Select Auction and The 2014 Sondheim Finalist Exhibition at The Walters Art Museum. Watson has received Individual Artist Grants from Maryland State Arts Council in 2011, 2007, and 2001, is the winner of the 2010 Sadat Art for Peace Prize, and is the recipient of two SNOSCARS for her work in Station North Arts and Entertainment District. She has been a finalist and is semifinalist for the 2014 Trawick Prize and 2013 Sondheim Prize. Watson is an Adjunct Professor at the University of Maryland College Park teaching sculpture and drawing, and is an Awesome Foundation Baltimore Trustee. Along with creating her own work, she is a curator, a founder and the Executive Director of Area 405 exhibition space since 2003. Ms. Watson runs the Oliver Street Studios where over 35 artists have studio space. She lives and works in the Station North Arts and Entertainment District with her talented artist husband, James Vose, 2 Great Danes, a black cat and their remarkable 5 year old son.