As a full time studio artist, Arlene creates unique hand dyed fabrics and original art quilts for exhibition and sale. She is an award-winning artist who has exhibited both nationally and internationally in such locales as the Atlanta History Museum, Coronado Museum of History and Art in Coronado, CA, Sedgwick Cultural Center in Philadelphia, PA, Aullwood Audubon Center, the Palacio de Congresos in Barcelona, Spain, Centro Cultural Costarricense Norteamericano, San Pedro, Costa Rica, and The Hague, The Netherlands.

Arlene's work can also be found in many corporate and private art collections.