Bachelor of Fine Arts cum laude, University Illinois, Urbana, 1940. Postgraduate, Art Institute Chicago, 1942—1945. Postgraduate, Art Student's League, 1946.
Postgraduate, Illinois Institute technical, 1948.
Department artist Liberty Mutual Insurance Company, Chicago, 1941—1943. With Palenskie-Young Studio, 1943—1946. Free lance illustrator New York Times, Chicago, Saturday Review Literature, 1948—1950.
Co-owner, operator Pangaea Gallery Studio, Fish Creek, Wisconsin. Private tutor, teacher studio calsses Exhibited one-man show Crossroads Gallery, Art Institute, Chicago, 1973. Exhibited group shows Critics' Choice show Art Rental Sales Gallery Art Institute, 1972.
With Evanston-North Shore exhibitions, 1964—1965, Chicago Society Artists, 1967, 71, Union League, 1967, 72, Women Art, Appleton (Wisconsin) Gallery Art, Milwaukee Art Museum, 1986, Neville Public Museum, Green Bay, Wisconsin, 1987, Valperine Gallery, Madison, Wisconsin, 1989—1992, Wisconsin Arts Gallery, Allouez, 1990—1994, North Center College, Naperville, Illinois, 1991, Neville Museum, Green Bay, Wisconsin, 1990, 91, 1995—1996, Art Works Gallery, Green Bay, 1992—1994, Tria II Gallery, Fish Creek, Oesterle Gallery, North Central College, Naperville, 1993, Neville Museum, Green Bay, 1993—1994, Green Bay, 1996—1997, Rabbi Joseph L. Baron Museum, Milwaukee, 1994, Beacon St. Gallery, Chicago, 1995, Paint Box Gallery, Ephraim, Wisconsin, since 1995, Oldtown Gallery, Chicago, 1995, William Bonifas Fine Arts Center, Escanaba, Michigan, 1996, Chicago Society Artists Oldtown Art Gallery, Chicago, 1996. Represented permanent collection Witte Memorial Museum, San Antonio, Miller Art Center, Stugeon Bay, Wisconsin. With Neville Museum, Green Bay, Wisconsin.
Executed mural Talbot Laboratory University Illinois, Urbana, 1940. Active Campfire Girls, Chicago, 1968—1970. Art chairman, member executive board Parent-Teachers Association, 1959—1960.
Active various art festivals, since 1967.
Member Unity Church; Member of Door County Art League, Alumni Association Art Institute Chicago, North-East Wisconsin Arts Council (board director), Wisconsin Arts Council, Chicago Society Artists (recording secretary 1968-1977, print and drawing show), Society Experimental Artists, Wisconsin Women Arts.
Married Lionel William Wathall, November 10, 1945. Children: Heather Lynn (deceased), Jeffrey Lee.