Master of Fine Arts, (Painting and Drawing), Northern Illinois University, DeKalb, Illinois 1992.
Master of Science in Art, (Painting and Printmaking), Illinois State University, Normal, Illinois 1991.
Bachelor of Science in Art, (Painting and Printmaking). Illinois State University, Normal, Illinois 1987.
Judson College, Elgin, Illinois. 1995-1997. Painting, Studio Critique, Art Appreciation,
Waubonsee College, Sugar Grove, Illinois. 1993-1995. Watercolor Painting, Two-dimensional design;
Illinois Art Institute (Ray College of Design), Chicago, Illinois 1992-1993. Color Theory, Three-Dimensional Design.
Rockford Art Museum, Rockford, Illinois 1992-1993. Painting, Watercolor Painting, Art Appreciation,
Northern Illinois University, DeKalb, Illinois, 1990-1992. Painting, Basic Drawing, Advanced Drawing, Two-Dimensional Design, Three-Dimensional Design;
Illinois State University, Normal, Illinois, 1988-1990.
Art Appreciation, Visiting Artist Seminar;
Arts Alliance Illinois. Board Member- 2011 to present
Area Arts Round Table. Founder and Board Member 2009 to Present
One State, Together in the Arts, Normal, IL. Conference Co-Chair. 2011
One State, Together in the Arts, Peoria, IL Program Committee Co-Chair, 2009
College Art Association, 1990-Present
UpFront Gallery, Vice President, 1988-1990