Bachelor, Temple University, 1981.
Apprentice Robert Kulicke Studio, New York City, 1986—1993. Freelance gilder, painter, since 1991. Coordinator for gilding Smithsonian Museum, 2006.
Adjunct professor Fashion Institute of Technology, New York City, since 2004. Teacher The Lower East Side Printshop, New York City, since 2003. Master gilder Apprentice Alliance, 1991—1995.
Volunteer gardner Green Thumb Le Petite Versailles, New York City, since 1997. Member of Bay Area Art Conservation Guild, American Institute Conservation History and Artistic Works, Society Gilders (education chairman since 2000, secretary since 2002).