Student, Ringling School Art, Sarasota, Florida, 1978. Bachelor of Fine Arts with high distinction, California College Arts and Crafts, 1982.
Preparator, installer San Jose (California) Museum Art, 1984-1985. Nutritional counselor Sproutime, Venice, California, since 1990. Nutritional counselor, saleswoman Magies Farm, Marina Del Rey, since 1999.
Teacher art to children, Mar Vista, California, since 1990. Art therapist, Mar Vista, since 1994. Art advisor Cabazon Indian Reservation Sales, Indio, California, 1978-1981.
Color consultant Kenar Clothing Company, New York City, 1982. Volunteer curatorial assistant San Jose Institute Contemporary Art, 1983-1984. Art handler Museum Comtemporary Art, Los Angeles, 1985.
Jewelry designer Lacombe incorporated, Los Angeles. Teacher classes Arteach, University of California at Los Angeles Extension, Women's Corrections Facility, Chino, California, 1990-1991. Conductor vision workshops, 1992.
Conductor art workshops Southbay Contemporary Museum Art, Torrance, California, 1992.
Volunteer Free Arts for Abused Kids, Hollywood, California.
Married Francis Shishim, July 6, 1985 (divorced June 1994).