Bachelor of Fine Arts in Fine Arts Painting, Temple University, Philadelphia, 1971. Master of Fine Arts, State University of New York, Brockport, 1996.
Art instructor University California San Diego, La Jolla, 1972—1975. Art professor Manatee Community College, Bradenton, Florida, 1983—1988. Tenured art faculty Rochester School district, New York City, 1991—2002.
Member art faculty Paradise Valley Unified School District, since 2004. Art faculty North High School, Phoenix, 2005—2006. Professor art Wells College, Aurora, New York, 2002—2004.
Member of College Art Association.
Married Stephen Craig Eckhardt, April 19, 1980 (divorced September 1985). Children: Nicholas Clayton, Camille Alexandra.