Associate of Arts, Kingsborough Community College, Brooklyn, 1969; Bachelor, Brooklyn College, 1971; Master of Fine Arts, Brooklyn College, 1977.
Associate professor performing and creative arts department College Staten Island, New York, since 1994. Associate professor art department Kingsborough Community College, Brooklyn, since 1977.
Married Edward Anthony Coyne, May 2, 1971. Children: Janine, Edward, Christopher.