Goddard College BA Liberal Arts, 1989, Cranbrook Academy of Art, Masters of Fine Art in Photography, Interdisciplinary Masters Degree in Counseling, Latino/A, Chicano/A and Hemispheric Studies with a minor in Indigenous and Native American Studies. Counseling: Understanding Complex Trauma, Sexual Abuse and Complex PTSD.
Bachelor of Liberal Arts, Goddard College, 1989; Certified in photography, Instituto Allende, San Miguel de Alllende, Mexico, 1989; Master of Fine Arts in Photography, Cranbrook Academy Art, Bloomfield Hills, Michigan, 1991. Masters in Counseling, Latino/A Studies, Chicano/A and Hemispheric Studies 2013.
Founder, teacher, director photography workshops, Paris, 1992-1993; instructor photography Academy Art College, San Francisco, 1993-1995, University New Mexico, Taos, 1999—2001; instructor, lecturer, curriculum developer photography certified program University (Taos) New Mexico, 1999—2001; photography instructor California State University, Northridge, since 2002, instructor, lecturer, 2003—2005; Lecturer, instructor photography, since 2005; visiting artist, guest lecturer photography department Cleveland Institute Art, 1991; coordinator Latin America film series Mission Cultural Center, San Francisco, 1995; lecturer Plan B Evolving Arts, Santa Fe, 1999; teacher Casa de Corazon Day Treatment Center High School, 1999-2000. One-woman shows include Santa Fe Museum Fine Art, 2001, Harwood Museum and Foundation, Taos, 2001, Museum New Mexico, Museum Fine Art, Santa Fe; exhibited in group shows, including Cranbrook Art Museum, 1990, 91, Forum Gallery, Bloomfield Hills, 1991, San Jose Civic Center, 1991, Atelier Marek, Paris, Belleville Artists, Paris, 1993, Academy Art Faculty Show, San Francisco, 1994, Museum New Mexico, Museum Fine Arts, National Museum Women Artists, New Mexico, Harwood Museum/Foundation; represented in permanent collections, including Paul Kopeikin Gallery, Los Angeles, Oakland (California) Museum Modern Art, Harwood Museum, Bibliotecan National Paris, 2003, also private collections; author Bezerk.