Bachelor of Science, University Maryland, 1971. Master of Library Science, University South Carolina, 1974. Postgraduate, Penland School Crafts, 1996.
Postgraduate, Sul Ross State University, 1998.
Media coordinator North Carolina Public Schools, Fayetteville, 1976-1978, Hendersonville, 1980-1985, Asheville, 1985-1988. Public services coordinator Mars Hill (North Carolina) College, 1990-1992, reference services library, 1992-1997. Assistant executive director, administration Fort Davis (Texas) Chamber of Commerce, since 1998.
Owner Off The Wall Photos & Art, since 2001. On-site director Children's Art in the Mountains Program, Marshall, North Carolina, summer 1992, teacher fiber art, summer 1990. Artist-in-residence Mountain Arts Program, Waynesville, North Carolina, 1990.
Member planning committee Beacon Handloom Weaving Show, Asheville, North Carolina, 1988, 90-92, chair, 1989. Board directors Children's Art in the Mountains Program, Marshall, North Carolina, 1991-1993. Member Handweavers Guild American (organizational C.O.E. Weaving committee co-chair 1992-1994), Southwest Women's Fiber Art Collective, Mogollon Rim Fiber Guild.
Married Eric Brett Gadberry, August 15, 1971.