Bachelor, University of Washington, 1963.
Part time instructor Atlantic Armstrong State University, Savannah, Georgia, 1997—1998, Augusta State University, Augusta, since 2000. Program officer Morris Museum of Art, 1997—1999. Education director Gertrude Herbert Institute of Art, since 1999.
Member of Georgia Art Education Association (museum division representative 2001-2003, secretary since 2003, Museum Educator of the Year 2003), National Art Education Association, American Craft Council, Handweavers Guild of America, Georgia-Carolina Toastmasters (president, v p education, vp membership, vp public relations 1998—2005, district 14, division F, area 56 2003-2004).
Married Michael Ralph Eckmann, March 27, 1964 (divorced November 1992). Children: April Eckmann Lange, Teresa Lynn.