Bachelor in Art, University California, Davis, 1972. Bachelor of Science in Design, University California, Davis, 1972. Master of Arts, University California, Davis, 1981.
Curator, registrar R.L. Nelson Gallery, University California, Davis, 1982-1985. Lecturer art California State University-Stanislaus, Turlock, 1985-1987, art lecturer, director university art gallery, 1988-1991. Art instructor Cosumnes River College, Sacramento, 1997—2008.
Guest lecturer, panelist, consultant for numerous civic and private organizations including Sacramento Metropolitan Arts Commission, Sacramento City College, Institute Design and Experimental Art, Sacramento. Juror art exhibitions. Artist in residence Yosemite National Park, California, 1988.
Art instructor Mendocino Art Center, 2004-2005.
Arts commissioner City of Turlock, 1989-1990. Member American Association Museums, Association College and University Museums and Galleries, College Art Association.
Married William Terrance Foley, August 30, 1970 (divorced 1983). Married Peter Vladimir Tkacheff, January 31, 1987. 1 child, Alexandra Petrovna.