Bachelor of Fine Arts, University Iowa, 1972. Master of Arts, University Iowa, 1975.
Founder, artistic director, director development Lichtenstein Center for Arts, Pittsfield, Massachusetts, 1975—2005. Cultural commissioner City of Pittsfield, 1983—2005. Founder, administrator Berkshire Writer's Room, public Berkshire Review, 1990—2005.
Managing director "The Studio" City of Pittsfield Media & Performing Arts Center, 1996—1998. Consultant, lecturer, teacher Federal Bar Association Inc., 2005. Director art education Hillcrest Education Center, Lenox, 2005—2007.
Department head of fine art education Juvenile Reserve Center, Berkshire Company Sheriff's Department, Puttsfield Public Schools, middle and high school system's at-risk educational progressive, Pittsfield, 2007—2011. Consultant in field; commissioner, general manager public radio Station WTBR-FM, Pittsfield Schools, 1990-1998. Founder, developer Black Cultural Center, Pittsfield, 1992.
Member Public Cable television Commission, Pittsfield, 1989, Massachusetts Governor's Task Force on Community Education, 1987, Pittsfield Mayor's First Night Commission, Pittsfield, 1992—1994, Pittsfield Tourism Commission. Member, chairman Pittsfield Cultural Council. Member executive board Massachusetts Cultural Council, Massachusetts Arts Lottery Council, 1991.
Board directors Pittsfield Arts Council, 1990—1991, executive director, 1993—1994. Board directors A.B.C.D.E. Inc., 1989—1993, Friends Berkshire Artisans. Member Downtown Pittsfield Inc.
Arts and Entertainment Board, Artscape, Public Arts Board. Board member board directors Boy's & Girl's Club Alumni Association, Pittsfield Massachusetts Boy's & Girl's Club, Pittsfield, 2009—2011. Member Consortium Local Art Agencies Massachusetts (board directors 1987-1990), Beta Rho, Kappa Sigma.