Certified in language proficiency, Nanzan University, Nagoya, Japan, 1985. Bachelor of Fine Arts, University New Hampshire, 1989. Master of Fine Arts, University Massachusetts, Dartmouth, 1992.
Screenprinter New Hampshire Printwork, Greenland, 1989. Color separator Roth Tec Engraving Corporation, New Bedford, Massachusetts, 1990. Exhibition technical Childrens Museum, Dartmouth, 1990-1991.
Emerging professional artist residency Appalachian Center for Crafts, Smithville, Tennessee, 1993-1995, workshop teacher, 1993-1997. Teacher University Massachusetts, Darthmouth, 1991-1993. Workshop teacher Quilt Surface Design Symposium, Columbus, Ohio, 1995-1998, Arrowmont School Art and Crafts, Gatlinburg, Tennessee, since 1996.
Teacher Penland (North Carolina) School Crafts, since 1997, Haystack Mount School Crafts, since 2004. Vice president Highland Rim Tennessee Association Craft Artists, Smithville, 1993-1995. Contributing artist Art in Embassies Progressive, since 1996.
Big sister Big Brother Big Sister Progressive, New Bedford, Massachusetts, 1990-1993. Member Fiberarts International, American Craft Council, Surface Design Association, Highlands Craft Guild.