MLIS 1996 Dominican University, River Forest, IL
MFA 1993 State Academy of Fine Arts Stuttgart, Germany, Sculpture and Installation (master class of Joseph Kosuth); additional course work in art history, philosophy, and photography
artist-in-residence November 1989 – December 1990 Columbia College Chicago; additional course work in the Photography and Film departments
BFA 1990 FKS Nürtingen, Germany (Fiber and Material Studies); additional course work in art history, drawing, print media
Independent studies in bookbinding, book and paper conservation. Course work in the Writing Program at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago with Jesse Ball, Beth Nugent, and Anne Calcagno, at Story Studio Chicago with Amanda Goldblatt and Steve Trumpeter, and online at Curtis Brown Creative.