Bachelor, Meredith College, 1987. Bachelor of Fine Arts, East Carolina University, 2003. Student, Barton College, 2004.
Graphic designer Meredith College, Raleigh, North Carolina, 1987—1993. Part-time assessment specialist, art instructor Wayne Community College, Goldsboro, 1993—2004. Art instructor Wayne Country Day School, since 2005.
Part-time instructor McKimmon Center North Carolina State University, Raleigh, 1993. Part-time instructor Project Enable Wayne Community College, 1993—1994.
Volunteer 150 bike tour National Multiple Sclerosis Society, Newbern, North Carolina, 2003, 2004. Member of National Art Educators' Association, Goldsboro Junior Woman's Club (correspondent secretary 2004, board directors, Kitty Askins Newcomer's award 2003-2004).