Bachelor of Fine Arts, Maryland Institute College Art, 1991.
Delivery truck driver United Parcel Service, Columbia, Missouri, 1995-1999. Artist Dogkins Studio, Sturgeon, since 1999, subsidiary teacher, since 2008.
Juror State of Missouri, Columbia, 1999. Student youth ambassador People to People (Eisenhower) Program, Moberly, 1987. Founder Whispers for Hope Gallery and Foundation, Columbia.
Member Columbia Art League, Women in Arts Museum, Humane Society Columbia.
1 child, James Eugene Dawkins.