Bachelor of Science, North Dakota State University, Fargo, 1962. Master of Arts, University California, Berkeley, 1969.
Professor faculty fine arts Concordia University, Montreal, 1977—1996, founder fibres, department sculpture, ceramic and fibres, 1977—1996, associate dean research faculty fine arts, 1992—1996, professor emeritus, 1997. Docent professor sculpture University Lapland, Rovaniemi, Finland, since 1997. Visiting artist, professor Goldsmiths College, University London, Academy Art and Design, Lodz, Poland, University California, Davis, Emily Carr College Art, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, Ontario College Art and Harborfront, Toronto, Form Design Center, Malmo, Sweden.
Lecturer textiles College of Marin, Kentfield, California, 1972—1974, Indiana University, Bloomington, 1973. Lecturer Hartford Arts School, University Hartford, 1977.
Volunteer art organizations, women's groups, environmental groups, since 1969. Member of National Museum Women in the Arts (Vermont state committee, board directors), RAVA (Associate Visual Arts), Textile Society of America, Associate Indiana Video and Filmmakers, United States of America.
Children: Tanya, Shannon.