Bachelor of Fine Arts, Metropolitan State College, Denver, 1991. Master of Arts in Education, University Colorado, 1996.
Elementary art teacher Adams 12 Five Star Schools, Thornton, Colorado, since 1992. Contract artist, instructor Butterfly Pavilion, Westminster, Colorado, since 2002.
Volunteer, contributor Butterfly Pavilion, Westminster, since 2000. Education director Yellow Ribbon Suicide Prevention Program, since 2003. Member of Artsource Colorado, Colorado Art Education Association (Nominee Art Teacher of Year 2001-2002, 2005), National Art Education Association.