Bachelor in Literature, Scripps College, Claremont, California, 1989. Bachelor of Fine Arts in Studio Art, Scripps College, Claremont, California, 1989. Master of Arts in Education, Whittier College, 1997.
Head department graphic design Marriott Food Services, Claremont, 1986-1987. Teaching assistant to Kent Twitchell mural projects, Los Angeles, 1988. Visiting Fresco scholar, instructor private, Prague, Czech Republic, 1992-1993.
Instructor visual arts The Art Studio, South Pasadena, California, 1993-1996. Instructor cultural studies Montebello (Calf.) Unified School Dsit., 1995-1996. Instructor visual arts Pasadena (California) Unified School District, since 1996.
Chair department art Pasadena High School, since 1999. Visiting artist Dimitroff-Block Studies, Gualala, California, 1988, Pasadena City College, 1992, Goddard College, Barre, Vermont, 1997.
Volunteer teacher Union Station Foundation, Pasadena, 1994-1997. Member, coach Annenberg Foundation, since 1996. Member National Education Association, California Teachers Association.