Student, California Art Center, Los Angeles, 1962—1964.
Owner, creator Balema Hugo Studio, Philadelphia, 1942—1949. Interior designer Los Angeles, 1953—1963. Organizer workshops Charles Reid and other Artists of note, Thousand Oaks, 1994—1996.
Creator gallery City of Thousand Oaks Civic Arts Plaza, 1996. Creator Missouri art show Umbrella Artists, Westlake Village, since 1997.
Social chairman San Fernando Valley for John F. Kennedy campaign, Pierre Salinger Senatorial Campaign. President Westlake Village Art Guild, California, 1994—1996, program director, 1993—2001. Art show director Caruso Holdings Ltd., Westlake Village, Calabasas, California, since 1997.
Member of Valley Watercolor Society.
Married Victor Hugo Junior, May 6, 1942 (divorced December 1945). Married John Weiss, November 10, 1946. Children: Warren P., Willard Eric.