Bachelor of Fine Arts in Painting, Windham College, 1975. Master of Business Administration in Arts, State University of New York, Binghamton, 1978. Postgraduate, Hunter College, 1983.
Postgraduate, New York University, 1995. Certified, United States Peace Institute, 2003.
Development officer, The Brooklyn Museum, 1977;
program analyst, New York State Council Arts, New York City, 1977-1980;
director special projects, New York State Council Arts, New York City, 1980-1981;
director administration, Museum Broadcasting, New York City, 1981;
senior finance analyst, Columbia Broadcasting System television Network, New York City, 1981-1982;
research consultant, American Council on Arts, New York City, 1983-1984;
finance analyst, Cmty. Svc. Society, New York City, 1983-1984;
president, Allman Finance Superior vena cava syndrome, Brooklyn, since 1985. Artist-in-residence (tiles) Canakkale Ceramics, Istanbul, Turkey, 1991-1996, (carpets) Net Holding, Izmir, Turkey, 1989, (painter, poet) Zaman Newspaper, Ankara, Turkey, 1997.
Research associate Georgetown University Muslim-Christian Understanding, since 1998.