Bachelor of Fine Arts, School of the The Art Institute of Chicago Chicago, 1980; Master of Fine Arts, School of the The Art Institute of Chicago Chicago, 1985.
Member grant writing committee American Red Cross Women's Coop Gallery, Chicago, 1988-1992. National affiliate member Soho20 Gallery, New York City, 1992-1993.
Member Chicago Womens Caucus for Art, International Sculpture Center.
Married Robert Charles Vagnieres, June 13, 1953 (divorced June 1995). Children: Robert Charles Junior, Krista Jan, Ross Jon, Pamela Su.