B.S. Art, Independent Study in Life Drawing, Academia di Belle Arte, Florence, Italy, M.S. in Visual Design, Institute of Design, Chicago.
Certification in Three-Year Program in Advanced Initiations in Shamanism and Shamanic Healing, The Foundation for Shamanic Studies.
She is an Artist with 35 years teaching experience including Pima Community College and The Drawing Studio, where she is a Master Teacher in Pastel Painting, Intuitive Color and mixed media expressive drawing. She exhibits her work nationally. She is also the co-creator and teacher of ArtMoves, outreach classes with Veterans and formerly Homeless.
As a writer, her first book is "Stalking the Sacred." In this memoir an artist sets out on a lifelong spiritual journey, determined to unearth what happens when people die and in the process discovers how to connect to the spirit world.