Bachelor of Fine Arts, U. Massachusetts, 1972; Master of Fine Arts, School of The Art Institute of Chicago of Chicago, 1976.
Instructor fiber department, School The Art Institute of Chicago Chicago, 1975-1976; art instructor, Belvoir Terrace, Lenox, Massachusetts, 1977; freelance paste-up artist, Houston City Magazine, 1978-1980; geological drafting specialist, Dorchester Oil Corporation, Houston, 1978-1980; geological drafting specialist, Pennzoil, Houston, 1980-1984; owner, framer, K. Packlick Framing, Houston, 1984-1987; owner, director, West End Gallery, Houston, since 1991; special instructor, Kansas City The Art Institute of Chicago, 1994. Affiliate artist U. Houston, 1993. Visual artist resident Vermont Studio Center, Johnson, 1994.
Married Daniel Rhodes Murphy, June 14, 1985.