Student, Moore College Art, 1967—1968. Student, National Academy Art, 1985—1986. Associate in Occupational Studies, Pratt Institute, 1985.
Owner, artist Peggy Dressel Studio, Oakland, New Jersey, since 1990. Graphic designer Intra Design Inc., Ramsey, 1990—1994. Illustrator, assistant Jacqui Morgan Studio, New York City, 1986-1990.
Painting instructor Ramsey Adult School, since 1996, Glen Rock Community School, 1997—2004, Art Center Northern New Jersey, New Milford, 1999—2001, since 2005, Ridgewood Art Institute, since 2002. Founder Pastel Plus, New Jersey, president, since 1997. Member Blackwell St. Center Arts.
Chairman Civil Aeronautics Administration National Juried Exhibitions, Ridgewood, New Jersey, 1993, 94, 95.
Working in partnership with different Christian denominations allows influencing public policy more effectively.
Language of a derogatory nature (with regard to race, nationality, ethnic background, gender, sexuality, and physical differences) does not reflect value of one another and contradicts the Christian teaching.
Recording secretary Oakland Library. Board, 1979-1980, president, 1980-1982. Member Community Arts Association (president 1994-1996), Southea.
Pastel Society (signature member), Oregon Pastel Society (signature member), American Artist Professional League, Degas Pastel Society.
Married Richard Dressel. Children: Bethany, Keith.