Bachelor, University Pennsylvania, 1972. Master of Arts, University Delaware, 1977.
Curator of prints, National Portrait Gallery, Washington, 1974-1985; curatorof prints and drawings, National Portrait Gallery, Washington, since 1985. Member county American Museum in Britain, Bath, England, since 1979.
Member Print Council American, College Art Association.
Married John Daniel Reaves, January 15, 1983. Children: Paul Newell, Caroline Rawlinson.