Bachelor of Fine Arts, Southwest Missouri State University, Springfield, 1994. Master of Fine Arts, University Notre Dame, 1997.
Art instructor University Notre Dame, South Bend, Indiana, 1994-1997. Professor Indiana University, 1997-1998. Art instructor South Bend Regional Museum, 1997—2000, Ivy Technology State College, South Bend, since 2000.
Co-director Steelheed Gallery, South Bend, 1997-1998. Adjunct professor Southwest Michigan College, Dowaigac, Michigan, 2004.
Volunteer Democratic Women's League, Washington, 1984-1989. Lobbyist National Abortion Rights Activist League, Washington, 1984-1986. Member National Organization of Women.
Married Michael James Bovo, June 5, 1982. 1 child, Squire James.