Bachelor, Southern State College, 1971. Master of Arts in Education, Louisiane Technology University, 1978. Student Masterclass in Oil Painting, Santa Fe Arts Institute, 1995.
Instructor South Arkansas Community College, El Dorado, Arkansas, since 1984.
Member of Arkansas Arts Center, South Arkansas Arts Center, Midsouthern Watercolor Society.
Married James Kenneth Van Hook, June 23, 1972. 1 child Elizabeth.