Bachelor of Fine Arts in Painting and Drawing, Arizona State University, 1981. Master of Fine Arts in Painting and Drawing, Arizona State University, 1983.
Articulation coordinator, performing arts series coordinator, instructor, South Mountain Community College, Phoenix, 1983-1986;
articulation coordinator, performing arts series coordinator, instructor, Rio Salado Community College, Mesa, Arizona, 1983-1986;
instructor mathematics, business committee, American Business Institute, Newark, 1986-1988;
instructor mathematics, business committee, Drake/Sawyer Business College, Jersey City, 1986-1988;
instructor, Pt. Pleasant (New Jersey) Boro Adult School, 1987-1991;
instructor, Metuchen (New Jersey) Adult School, 1987-1991;
instructor, Katharine Gibbs School, Montclair, Piscataway, New Jersey, 1987-1992;
instructor, alumni coordinator, The Chubb Institute, Jersey City, 1990-1995;
department chair personal computer applications, The Chubb Institute, Jersey City, since 1995. Prop builder, painter Celebrity Theatre, Phoenix.
Electrician, scene shop assistant Sesame Street Live Road Show, Tempe, Arizona. Scenic artist, assistant to director Arizona State University Lyceum Theatre, Tempe, technical director, 1981-1983. Instructor theatre Maricopa Community College District All Employees Meeting, Phoenix Civic Center, 1985, South Mountain Community College, Phoenix, 1983-1986.
Civil rights activist Mother Waddles Society, Detroit, 1967-1969. President Woman Image Now, Arizona State University art student organization, Tempe, 1974. Chair fine arts jury, gallery director Berkeley Artists' Association, 1976-1978.
Graphicdesigner City of Phoenix, Parks, Recreation and Library. Department, 1982; co-chair Exhibition Committee, Arizona Women's Caucus for the Arts, Phoenix, 1983. Member MENSA, American Association of University Women, College Art Association, New Jersey Business Educators Association, Smithsonian Institution.
Married Warren Herbert Fischer, January 24, 1954 (deceased March 30, 1971). Children: Susan Paula, Robert Benjamin. Married Ove Ofteness (O.V. Michaelsen), July 11, 1989 (divorced).