Bachelor of Science in Art, Kent State University, 1971. Master of Arts in Scenic Design, Kent State University, 1981. Master of Fine Arts in Scenic Design, Northern Illinois University, 1988.
Art teacher, Wellington (Ohio) Middle School, 1974-1975; art teacher, Midview Junior High School, Grafton, Ohio., 1974-1976; jeweler, J.B. Robinson, Akron and Cleveland, Ohio., 1973-1974, 76-79; scenic painter, Merrill Stone Associations, Akron, 1980; arts and crafts technical, Seaworld Of Ohio, Aurora, 1981-1982; technical director, set and lighting designer, University of Wisconsin, Oshkosh, 1982-1986; scenic painter, Grand Opera House Restoration, Oshkosh, 1986; set designer, Illinois Stage Company, DeKalb, 1987; scenic artist, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, 1988-1989; assistant professor theatre, U. Northern Iowa, Cedar Falls, 1989-1991; assistant professor theatre, Michigan State University, East Lansing, since 1991; set and costume designer, Heartland Summer Theatre, 1991. Set designer Boarshead Theatre, 1995, Lansing Community College, 1996. Scenic artist North Shore Music Theatre, Beverly, Massachusetts, summer 1989.
Member of the United States Institute Theatre Technology, various art museums and environmental groups.