Student, Art Students League, 1971. Bachelor of Fine Arts with honors in Painting, Pratt Institute, 1974. Postgraduate, Columbia University, 1986.
Master of Fine Arts, Hunter College, 1981.
Photojournalist, photo consultant to magazines and business, New York City, 1978;artist, filmmaker, 1962. Exhibitions include American Cultural Center, United States, New Delhi and Bombay, 1987, Bathurst Arms Installation, England, 1987, Camden Arts, London, 1987, National Institute of Architectural Education, 1988, Phillip Morris Traveling Photo Exhibit, 1988, Centennial Library. Gallery, Isca Graphics, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, 1988, National Institute Architectural Education, 1988, New York Science & Technology Gallery, New York, Union of the Soviet Socialist Republics, 1989, Mercer Gallery, 1989, Circolo Pickwick, Alessandria, Italy, 1989, Baltimore Museum Industry, 1992, Aaron Davis Hall, 1992, New York City College, Alijira Gallery, Newark, 1994, United Nations, 1994, Philadelphia Art Alliance, Philadelphia, 1995, Columbia University, 1995, Severoceske Museum, Liberec, Bohemia, 1996, Naproskovo Museum, Prague, 1996,Modern Age, New York City, 1996, Lever House, New York City, 1996, Saint Marks/Bowery, New York City, 1997, Eighth Floor Gallery, New York City, 1997, Velan Gallery, Torino, Italy, 1998.
Member American Society Media Photographers (board directors), American Society Picture Professionals, Art and Science Collaborations, Inc., Artists Talk on Art (board directors), Professional Women Photographers.
Married Joseph Vincent Bower, June 16, 1979 (deceased). 1 child by previous marriage, Christabelle Nita Arndt.