Bachelor in Fine Arts and Art History, Smith College, 1961. Bachelor of Fine Arts in Painting and Graphic Design, Yale University, 1963. Master of Arts in 19th and 20th Century European and American Art, New York University, 1968.
Doctor of Philosophy, New York University, 2000.
Curator assistant Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, 1963—1966, program administrator, 1966—1976. Cataloger modern drawings Sotheby Park-Bernet, New York City, 1980-1982. Expert in modern drawings Sotheby's New York, 1982-1985.
Curator prints and drawings, department head Brooklyn Museum, 1985-1994. Teacher School Visual Arts, New York City, 1977-1980, Manhattanville College, summer 1995, 96. Executive director Nancy Graves Foundation, New York City, since 1996.
Member advisory board College Fine Arts, West Washington University, Bellingham, 1987-1995.
Member of American Association Museum, Print Council American, Art Table, College Art Association.
Married Samuel R. Kramer, April 24, 1977. 1 child, Nicholas Clarence.