Student, Art Institute Pittsburgh, 1954—1959.
Owner, graphic artist, typesetter Type II, Pittsburgh, 1971—1990. Typesetting apprentice Loftin's Business Forms Company, Phoenix, 1968—1971. Instructor Intergenerational Arts and Education Program, University Pittsburgh.
Member, chairperson Comty. Exhibition Space, North Hills Art Center, 1990.
Member of Pittsburgh Progressive Artists (president 1993—2000, secretary, awards chairperson, exhibition/installation chairperson 1991-1993).
Married Thomas R. Silva, November 12, 1995.