After spending some years in Michigan she graduated from the University of Michigan with a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Printmaking in 1971.
She works in the field of public art using sculpture and various media–including glass, terrazzo, plastic film, stone, and metal–and often incorporating lighting effects, landscaping, mosaics, prints, and video. She frequently collaborates with architects, city planners, and other artists and specializes in integrating artwork and site specific design. She moved to Seattle in 1972 and received her Master of Fine Arts degree in Printmaking and Video from the University of Washington in 1974.
Since that time she has lived and worked in Seattle and has been involved with public art.
Commissioner Seattle Arts Commission, 1975-1979. Trustee Western States Arts Federation, Santa Fe, New Mexico, 1988-1992. Commissioner, vice president Seattle Planning Commission, 1984-1990.
Trustee College Art Association, New York, 1995-1999. Board directors On the Boards, Seattle 2003^. Member council Public Art Network, Americans for the Arts, since 2006.
Member Center on Contemporary Art, 9-1-1 Media Arts Center, College Art Association.
Married Ralph Moore Berry, July 25, 1980. 1 child, Tomohiro Branik.