Bachelor of Science in Art Education, Emporia State University, 1956. Master of Science in Art Education, Fort Hays State University, 1966.
Jewelry apprentice Ursula Letovsky, Omaha, 1957-1960. Designer Hallmark Cards, Kansas City, Missouri, 1960-1962. Art teacher Linn (Kansas) Unified School District 223, 1966-1969.
Murals, design Parsons (Kansas) Junior High School, 1974-1975. Freelance writer, designer, artist Better Homes and Gardens, Creative Crafts, Woman's Day, Popular Crafts, England, 1975-1977. Inspector El Kan, Ellsworth, Kansas, 1977-1979.
District coordinator, art teacher Unified School District 328, Wilson, 1979-1998, retired, 1998. Advisory board Wilson Chamber of Commerce, 1980-1984, Kansas Scholastic Art Awards, 1991-1994. Member Institute for Improving Visual Arts in Education, The Getty Center, Cincinnati Art Museum.
Participant, cultural contributor Smithsonian Institution, National Park Service, Washington, 1976. Workshop leader Kansas State University, Manhattan, 1983. National folk art contributor Kansas Future Homemakers, Reston, Virginia, 1988.
Panelist Southwest Regional Rural Arts Conference, Garden City, Kansas, 1989, Arts in Education, Kansas Arts Commission, Salina, 1991. Consultant DeCordova Museum Art, Lincoln, Massachusetts, 1990. Instructor Midland Center Arts, Michigan, Kraslice, Midland, 2003-2006.
Member National Education Association, Kansas Art Education Association (Art Enhancer award 1985), Czech Society Arts and Sciences, Ellsworth Area Arts Council (vice president 1992-1994, advisory board).
Married Glen S. Belton, 1969 (divorced 1974). 1 child, Risa-Marie.