Bachelor, State University of New York, Stony Brook, 1971. Master of Fine Arts, Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, 1974. MPS in Communications, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York, 1976.
Juris Doctor, State University of New York, Buffalo, 1981.
Professor art & art history Northern Virginia Community College, Woodbridge, Virginia, since 1990.
Member of Popular Culture Association.
Married Ross S. Gallick, January 3, 1983. Children: May Olivia Silverstein, Joseph Sean Silverstein.