Student, Pembroke (North Carolina) State University, 1981. Postgraduate, School of the Art Institute of Chicago. Technology Diploma, Computer Learning Center, Chicago, 1984.
Bachelor of Fine Arts, School of the Art Institute of Chicago, 1999.
Production artist, Clark Boardman Callaghan, Deerfield, Illinois, 1986-1994; production artist, Artisan Freelance Agency, Chicago, 1988-1991; child welfare attendant, Chicago Board Education, since 1994; designer, co-owner, The Elijah Project, Chicago, since 1997.
Married Gregory Montgomery, November 1984. Children: Gregory II, Alexander Caleb.