Student, Goucher College, 1960-1962; Bachelor in Art History, Briarcliff College, 1975.
Director, Trisdonn Gallery, Ltd., Nyack, New York, 1978-1985; curator, co-director, Beman Galleries, Inc., Nyack, 1986-1989; executive director, Hudson River Maritime Museum, Kingston, New York, 1990-1993-; director, Amherst (New York) Museum, since 1994. Guest curator Edward Hopper Landmark Foundation, Nyack, 1984, History Society Rockland City, New City, New York, 1986, Bergen Museum of Art and Science, Paramus, New Jersey, 1989.
Member Town of Amherst Preservation Commission. Member Mid-Atlantic Association Museum, We. New York Association History Agencies (trustee, vice chairman), American Association Museum.
Married Donald K. Beman, December 14, 1963. Children: Christopher A., Tracy K.