MFA, San Francisco Art Institute, San Francisco, CA. BFA, University of Cincinnati, OH.
Founder/Producer, Path of an Artist Painting Tours to France. Instructor, Path of an Artist Painting Workshop, Sundance, UT. Instructor/Producer, Below the Painted Surface, Napa Valley College, Napa, CA; Nimbus Art Center, St. Helena, CA. Instructor, Napa Valley College, Napa and St. Helena; Nimbus Arts Center, St. Helena. Curator, Harley Bruce Gallery, St. Helena. Producer, Sennelier Artist Materials Workshops; Arts and Culture Lecture Series. Stage Design, Auction Napa Valley, Napa Valley Vintners Association, St. Helena.
Featured Artist, Sundance Food and Wine Festival, 2009. Foundation Grant, Napa Valley College, 2008. MFA Fellowship, San Francisco Art Institute, 2001–2005. Local Arts Education Partnership (LAEP) Artist in Residence, 2002.