Student in painting & design, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA.
Secretary, director PIttsburgh Associated Artists, Pittsburgh, PA, 1948-1953. Teacher (painting) Young Women’s Christian Association, Pittsburgh, PA, Providence, Rhode Island. Art teacher Rocky Hill Country Day, East Greenwich, Rhode Island.
Owner Private Art Gall., Providence. Curator Hyannis Art Association, Cape Cod, Master of Arts. Art director Dahl, Orresman, Morgan, Mousey, Rhode Island, 1963-1972.
Freelance painter & restorer Aleta Cornelius Studio, Flagler beach, Florida, from 1972. Chartered president, honorary member Flagler County Council for the Arts, 1989. Logo designer, catalog designer, Florida Artists Grp., judge, art shows, restoration and appraisals, Grps. in South and North East, 1954-1990, since 1970, appointed grant panel, Florida Arts Council, Tallahassee, 1991-1992, served as judge and juror for many art exhibitions.
Member Presidential Task Force, Republican Party, Washington, 2000, National Committee, Republican Party, Washington, 2000, Senatorial Committee, Republican Party, Washington, 2000, Florida and Flagler County, Republican Party, Washington, 2000. Appointed grant arts council Secretary of State of Florida, 1991-1992. Member (honorary), charter president, Flagler County Council for the Arts (life), 1989-2000, Kappa Kappa Gamma.
Children: Ethel Aleta, James Alvin. M. Walter S. Eastman, October 1992.