Bachelor of Science, Pennsylvania State University, 1961. Master of Education, Pennsylvania State University, 1963. Master of Fine Arts, University North Carolina, 1972.
Instructor art Prince George's County Public Schools, Beltsville, Maryland, 1961-1971. Art chair, instructor University Alaska-S.E., Sitka, 1985-1986. Juror 23d Annual Exhibition S, Tuscumbia, Alabama, 1995, Arizona Watercolor Association Exhibition, 2003, Contemporary Watercolorists Arizona Exhibition, 2007, Southern Arizona Watercolor Guild Exhibition, 2008.
Member of Allied Artists American, Rocky Mountain Watermedia Society (Alan and Sue Provost award 2003), Philadelphia Water Color Society (Crest medal 1998), Watercolor West (Patrons award 2004), Transparent Watercolor Society of America (Master Watercolorist medal 1999), Watercolor United States of America Honor Society (Jean Strauss Kramer award 2001), National Watercolor Society (Alexander Nepote award 1989, Altfeld/Campbell award 1989, Beverly Green Memorial Collection award 2003), American Watercolor Society (Barse Miller Memorial award 2004).
Married Robert F. Schrader.