Graduate, St. Mary's Hall, 1931. Student, University Texas, 1934. Student, Incarnate Word College, 1942.
Doctor of Letters (honorary), Incarnate Word College, 1965.
January, 1941). Art critic San Antonio Express, 1939-1941. Staff art critic radio station KONO, 1947-1951. Lecturer England department, Incarnate World College, San Antonio, Texas, lecturer on art humanities department Trinity University, San Antonio, 1954-1956, San Antonio The Art Institute of Chicago,1955-1956.
Lecturer art Our Lady of Lake College, San Antonio, 1969-1971, The Humane Society, American Institute Architects, Washington, numerous others, 1991.
Elected to San Antonio Women"s Hall of Fame, 1991, Arkansas chapter Am.Inst. Architecture, Hot Springs, 1991, Austin, Texas, 1993, Institute Texas Cultures, 1993, Annual Windcrest Christmas Contest, San Antonio, others
One man shows, 1947, including University Texas, 1970, 73, Texas Technology U.,1970, Delegate March College, Corpus Christi, Texas, 1970, Southwestern University, Georgetown, Texas, 1971, 79, Pioneer Memorial Library., Fredricksburg, Texas, 1971, University Texas Student Union, 1972, Ojo del Sol Gallery, El Paso, 1972,Shook-Carrington Gallery, San Antonio, 1972, 1st Repertory Theatre, San Antonio, 1974, Sol del Rio Galleries, San Antonio, 1976, 87, 89, Oakwell Library., San Antonio, 1976, U. Central Arkansas, Conway, 1977, North-East Louisiana State University, Monroe, 1978, Our Lady of the Lake University, San Antonio, 1978, University Art Gallery, North. Texas State University, Denton, 1979, L & L Gallery, Longview, Texas, 1980, 93, Meredith Long Galleries, Houston, 1980, Incarnate Word College, San Antonio, 1981, Saint Mary"s Hall, San Antonio, 1981, Sol del Rio Gallery, San Antonio, Texas, 1987, 1989, 35th Anniversary Exhibition Art, A.C. (before Christ), Monterrey, Mexico, 1990, McNay Art Museum, 1991, others, Texas and California. Exhibited works in numerous group shows United States and Europe, including National Society Painters in Casein, New York City, 1969-1979, Texas Watercolor Society, San Antonio, 1974-1977, National Watercolor Society, 1978, 79, Silvermine Guild, New Canaan, Connecticut, 1974-1975, Art Museum South. Texas, Corpus Christi, 1975-1976, National Tour American Drawings, Smithsonian Institution,1965-1966, Southwest Texas Watercolor Society, 1976, 79, Texas Watercolor Society, 1980, Silvermine Guild Artists, New Canaan, Connecticut, 1980, Sol del Rio Gallery, San Antonio, 1982, 83, 85, McNay Art Museum, San Antonio, 1983, 85, Incarnate Word College, San Antonio, 1984, 85, Bright Shawl Gallery, San Antonio, 1985, also annual exhibitions San Antonio Art League, 1986, Saint Mary"s Hall Library., 1988, Arte, A.C. (before Christ), Monterrey, 1992, L&L Gallery, Longview, Texas, 1993, national art societies, galleries, conferences.
Represented in permanent collections.
President, member Executive Board San Antonio BlindAssn. Jury member children"s poetry contest San Antonio Library. System, appointed by mayor library foundation, 1983-1984.
Judge numerous art and literature competitions.
Elected lifetime chairman Young Pegasus Poetry Contest Jury, 1984, judge 1992-1993. Elected member of advisory board Mexico Cultural Institute, SanAntonio, 1990.
Elected member of advisory county The Texas Center for Legal Ethics and Professionalism, 1991. Appointed by the Supreme Court of the Texas to Texas Lawyer Discipline Commission, by governor Texas to Texas Committee on Humanities, 1992.
Honorary chair San Antonio Eastern State Hospital Centennial.
Chairman of the board of trustees Incarnate Word College, San Antonio. Board directors, national secretary, member advanced.bd. Gulf States Regional Office.
National trustee, national secretary Humane Society.U.S. Judge San Antonio Public Schools, 1987, lecturer in field
Board directors Manitoba and Beast, Incorporated.
Fine arts advisory county University Texas. President Friends San Antonio Public Library., 1969-1970. Member commission on grievance oversight Texas State Bar, 1979-1990.
Designated director emeritus Manitoba and Beast Incorporated., San Antonio, 1986, honorary president, 1980, honorary director, 1985-1987.
Member steeringcom. 100th Anniversary Celebration Healy-Murphy Center, 1988. Trustee Institute Humanities at Salado, Texas, 1993, Texas Center Legal Ethics and Professionalsim, Austin, 1993.
Chairman, board trustees Incarnate Word College, San Antonio. Board directors, national secretary, member advisory board Gulf States Regional Office. National trustee, national secretary Humane Society United States.
Board directors Man and Beast Inc. Fine arts advisory council University Texas. President Friends San Antonio Public Library., 1969—1970.
Member, committee grievance oversight Texas State Bar, 1979—1990. Honorary president Man and Beast Inc., San Antonio, 1980, honorary director, 1985—1987, designated director emeritus, 1986. Judge San Antonio Public Schools, 1987.
Member, steering committee 100th Anniversary Celebration Healy-Murphy Center, 1988. Trustee Institute Humanities, Salado, Texas, 1993, Texas Center Legal Ethics and Professionalsim, Austin, 1993. Fellow: Texas Art Education Association (charter member 1993).
Member: American Association of University Women, American Association of University Professors, International Society Education Through Art, International Platform Association, Association Governing Boards University and Colleges, Artists Fellowship New York, Texas Art Alliance, Texas Fine Arts Association (advisory council member), South Texas Print Society, Silvermine Guild Artists, College Art Association America, Texas Art Education Association, San Antonio Watercolor Society, Los Angeles Watercolor Society, California Watercolor Society, National Watercolor Society (Figure Painting award 1967), Texas Watercolor Society (founder, president, director, emeritus charter member 1994, Purchase prize 1963-1964, 1969, 1974, 1979-1980), Southwest Watercolor Society (Purchase prize 1967, Harwood K. Smith award 1969), Contemporary Artists Group San Antonio (director), Cum Laude Society (honorary), Association Internationale des Critiques d'Art (Paris), American Society Aesthetics, Poetry Society America, San Antonio Conservation Society, St. Mary's Hall Alumni Association, Woman's Auxiliary Santa Rosa Hospital (founder), Humane Society United States (vice president, Earthkind 1992), Texas Art Educators, American Anti-Vivisect. Society (life), World Federation for Protection Animals (life), National Association for Advancement Humane Education, Defenders Wildlife, Philosophical Society Texas, San Antonio Chamber Music Society (director), National Society Arts and Letters, Boston Society Indiana Artists (Smith College purchase prize 1950), Artists Equity Association, National Society Painters Casein, American Federation Arts, San Antonio Art League (advisory board, president, vice president), Business and Professional Women's Club (honorary), Delta Delta Delta, Delta Kappa Gamma (honorary), Tau Sigma Delta (honorary), Kappa Pi (honorary).
Married Ernest R. Lee, October 17, 1937 (divorced January, 1941).