Bachelor and Bachelor of Fine Arts with distinction, Eastern Kentucky University, 1983. Master of Fine Arts, Ohio University, 1986.
Art director Action Group, Inc., Columbus, Ohio, 1986-1987. Stone setter The Trading Corporation, 1987-1989. Goldsmith, designer Michael W. Hayes Designer-Goldsmith, Woodmere, Ohio, since 1991.
Adjunct faculty Ashland University, Ohio, 1989-1994, Lorain County Community College, Ohio, 1990, 94, Ohio University, Lancaster, 1987-1989. Treasurer/exhibition coordinator E10 Gallery, Cleveland, since 1992. Curator Contrapposto Gallery, Cleveland, 1995.
Instructor Esteem, Inc., Cleveland, 1990-1992.
Volunteer Cleveland Public Theatre, 1995. Member College Art Association, Cleveland Museum of Art.