Bachelor in English, Grinnell College, 1969. Bachelor in Film, Columbia College, Chicago, 1979.
Editor Encyclopaedia Britannica Public, Chicago, 1970-1973, Scott, Foresman & Company, Glenview, Illinois, 1973-1974. Reporter, photographer Pacific News Service, San Francisco, 1975-1977. Assistant film editor Kartemquin Films, Chicago, 1979-1982, Rubicon Film Productions, Evanston, Illinois, 1983-1984.
Principal Flower of the Dragon Productions, Chicago, since 1984.
Member American Film Institute, Association Indiana Film and Videomakers, Film Arts Foundation, Indiana Feature Project, Chicago Filmmakers.