Bachelor in French Literature, University Vienna, Austria, 1991. Master in French Literature, University Paris, 1992. Master of Arts in Romance Language and Literature, University Cincinnati, 1993.
Master of Arts in Art History, University Cincinnati, 1996. Master of Fine Arts in Painting, Parsons School Design, 1998.
Graphic designer Agence Karen, Paris, 1988. Teaching assistant art history University Cincinnati, 1995-1996, director independent studies of Norwegian language/culture, 1993-1996. Resident Larroque Artists' Colony, Urt, France, 1997-1998.
Teaching assistant painting Parsons School Design, New York City, 1997-1998. Lecturer in field.
Contributor articles to professional journals. Translator: French/Norwegian, Paris, 1988. Spanish/Norwegian translator/interpretor Medellin, Bogota, Colombia, 1993.
Translator English, German novels, articles, short stories into Norwegian, various public houses, since 1985. One-woman shows include Brodie Gallery, Cincinnati, 1996, Kreditkassen, Bagn, Norway, 1987, Tegnerforbundet Gallery, Oslo, 2001, Samuel S.T. Chen Fine Arts Center, Connecticut, 2005, Galleri 27, Oslo, Norway, 2005, Manifest Gallery, Cincinnati, 2006. Exhibited in group shows at Gjensidigegården, Fagernes, Norway, 1985, Valdrestunet, Bagn, 1987, Art et Dessin, Paris, 1988, Museum of University Medellin, 1993, KZF Gallery, Cincinnati, 1994, 840 Gallery, Cincinnati, 1995-1996, Machina dell'Arte, Cincinnati, 1996, Schoharie County Arts Council, 1996, Gallery Alexy, Philadelphia, 1996, Glenn Eure's Ghost Fleet Gallery, Nags Head, North Carolina, 1996, 98, Amos Joseph Fine Art, Santa Fe, 1996, New Jersey Center Visual Arts, 1997, Pleiades Gallery, New York City, 1997, 99, Viridian Artists, Incorporated, 1997, Akademie der bildenden Künste Munich, 1997, Associated Independent Recording Gallery, New York City, 1997, 2000, Artists' Space, New York City, 1997, 2002, Brenda Taylor Gallery, New York City, 1998, Community Cultural Center, Philadelphia, 1998, Månefisken Galleri, Oslo, 1998, A to B Drawing Salon, New York City, 1998, Valdres Kunstforening's Gallery, Norway, 1998, Personal 122 Gallery, New York City, 1998, Cameron/Weiland Gallery, New York City, 1998, Galleri Steen, Oslo, Norway, 1999, 2001, NextMonet, San Francisco, 1999, Lowe Gallery, New York, 2001, Civil Aeronautics Administration, Chicago, 2001, Goldstrom Gallery, New York City, 2001, New Jersey Center Visual Arts, 2001, Seaside Art Gallery, Nags Head, North Carolina, 2002, Raelingen junstforening, Norway, 2002, Painted Bride Art Center, Philadelphia, 2002, K.O.A.P. Gallery, New York City, 2003, City of La Brea Gallery, California, 2003, Williamsburg Art and History Center, New York City, 2003, Arnot Art Museum, 2003, Trygve Lie Gallery, New York City, 2004, RIC Institute, Chicago, 2004, Tegnerforbundet Gallery, Oslo, 2004, National Museum Contemporary Art, Bucharest, 2004, Art.
Com, 2004, House of America, Madrid, 2004, Manifest Gallery, Cincinnati, 2005, Tangent Gallery, Detroit, 2005, Spike Gallery, New York City, 2005, Muscarelle Museum Art, 2005, Romo Gallery, Atlanta, 2005. Works in private collections including: United States of America, Austria, Belgium, Colombia, England, France, Germany, Norway, and Sweden. Works in public collections including: Cincinnati Art Museum, Teckningsmuseet, Sweden.
Member Cincinnati Artists Group Effort, since 1994. Member International Association University Women, College Art Association, Norwegian Society Young Artists, Norwegian Visual Artists, Drawing Association Norway.