Bachelor in Art, University Arkansas, 1981. Master of Arts in Art, University Arkansas, 1984. Master of Fine Arts, U.Memphis, 1986.
Founder Strictly Studio-Work Space Artists, Little Rock, 1984-1990, Whitespace Art Gallery, Little Rock, 1991-1992, Kanis Road Arts Workshop, since 2004. Adult/child art teacher Arkansas Arts Center, Little Rock, 1983-1988. Adult/child art teacher Arkansas Arts Center, Little Rock, 1983-1988.
Studio drawing instructor University Arkansas, Little Rock, 1983-1996, studio drawing teacher, Conway, 1988-1996. Host, art activist, advocate, researcher Post Card Press Radio Station KABF, Little Rock. Advocate for arts City Beautiful Commission, Little Rock, 1991-1992, Future Little Rock, 1992-1994.
Graduate assistant University Memphis, 1985-1986.
Member American Association of University Women, Women's Caucus for Arts, Arkansas Women's Political Caucus, Fiction Writers Central Arkansas, Conservatory American Letters, Southern/East College Art Association.
Daughter of Walter Maurice and Marjorie Katherine Burns. Divorced; chidlren: Bradford Hyatt, Katherine Darius.