Bachelor of Fine Arts, University Cincinnati, 1990. Master of Fine Arts, San Francisco Art Institute, 1992.
Assistant art director Euphrat Museum Art, Cupertino, California, 1992-1994. Professor art Monterey (California) Peninsula College, 1994-1996, Cabrillo (California) College, 1994-1995, San Jose (California) City College, 1993-1996. Chair visual arts department Learning Tree University, Chatsworth, California, 1998.
Department chair media arts & animation, game art & design programs Art Institute California Los Angeles, Santa Monica, 1998—2004, assistant dean academic affairs, 2004—2005, dean academic affairs, since 2005.
Member Women in Animation, Library Science Siggraph, College Art Association.