Bachelor of Journalism, Jinan University, 1986. Master of Art Education, Pittsburg State University, Kansas, 1996.
Instructor photography Jinan University, Guangzhou, China, 1987—1992. Instructor art Pittsburg State University, Kansas, 1995—1996, private practice, Urbana, Illinois, since 1997.
Member of National Oil and Acrylic Painters Society (signature artist since 2002).
Married Stephen Andrew Taylor, August 16, 1997. Children: Lincoln Taylor, Olivia Taylor.