Bachelor, Converse College, 1947. Master of Arts, Columbia University, 1959. Doctor of Education, University South Carolina, 1983.
Teacher art Spartanburg County School District 7, South Carolina, 1957-1959, supervisor fine arts, 1959—1999, supervisor choral music, 1992, retired, 1999.
Commissioner South Carolina Arts Commission, Columbia, South Carolina, 1978—1980. Member advisory board Friends of the Arts, Spartanburg, 1979—1981. Alternate delegate Republican Convention, Dallas, 1984.
Member of South Carolina Education Association (president 1979), National Art Education Assn (South Carolina Art Educator 1988 1988, Southeastern Supervision Art Educator of Year 1988), Daughters American Colonists, Daughters of the American Revolution.