Bachelor in English Literature, Washington University, St. Louis, 1972. Master of Fine Arts, University Memphis, 1990.
Director, principal McDaris Exhibit Group, Memphis, since 1990. Assistant professor art, art history University Memphis, since 1990. Visiting professor art, arts administration University Mississippi, Oxford, 1995-1996.
Board directors Art Today-Contemporary Art Acquisition Group for Memphis Brooks Museum Art, Memphis, since 1995. Consultant special projects Memphis College Art, since 1995.
Judge Memphis Theatre Awards, 1986-1988, Master of Fine Arts Exhibition, University Mississippi, Oxford, 1995. Curatorial advisor Tennessee State Museum Bicentennial Advisory Panel, Nashville, since 1995. Member American Association Museum, College Art Association, Association Independent Historians of Art, Society of Arts, Religion, Culture, National Association Museum Exhibitors, Kappa Kappa Gamma.
Married Robert Lester McDaris, November 2, 1977 (deceased June 1991). Children: Glynnis Claire, Blaise Rory.