Master of Arts, Accademia Belle Arti, Rome, 1972. Certified Istituto Centrale Restauro, Rome, 1974, Istituto Alfonso Gallo, Rome, 1975. Iccrom-United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization, Rome, 1976, New York University, 1979.
Consultant conservator New York Public Library, New York City, 1977-1978, exhibition conservator, since 1983. Head of conservation Schomburg Center, New York City, 1978-1983. Consultant conservator Women's City Club of New York, New York City, since 1985.
Consultant conservator New York Public. Contributor articles to professional journals.
Member International Institute Conservation, International Council Museums, American Institute for Conservation, American Association Museums, International Council of Museums Conservation Committee.
Married Stefan C. Arteni, October 14, 1975.