Bachelor of Fine Arts in printmaking focus, University South Dakota, Vermillion, 1990. Master of Science in Art Education, Curriculum and Instruction, Oklahoma State University, Stillwater, 1999.
Indiana study art educator University South Dakota, 1990—2001, adjunct art educator, 2001—2006. Art instructor Ponca City Schools, Oklahoma, 1994—2001, Washington Pavilion, Sioux Falls, South Dakota, 2001—2006. Adjunct art educator Kilian Community College, 2002—2006.
Art department chair Ponca City Middle High School, 1994—1999.
Board member Humane Society Ponca City, 2000. Leader Girl Scouts American, Ponco City, 1998—2004, Sioux Falls, South Dakota, 1998—2004. Sunday school teacher Prince Peace Lutheran Church, Ponca City.
Member of National Art Education Association.
Married Paul Robert Malanga, July 22, 2006. 1 child Lauren Anderson.