Graduated from the high school, Lafayette, Indiana.
Secretary, United States Maritime Commission, San Francisco, 1941-1944; member of faculty art department, Pensacola (Florida) Junior College, 1984-1986; member of faculty art department, Eastern Shore Fine Arts Academy, Fairhope, Alabama, 1986-1991. Presenter workshops in field, including oriental brush painting workshop/seminar, Sarasota, Florida, Clearwater, Florida, Pensacola.
Member Sumi-e Society of America (Second vice president 1999-2000, Best in Show award 1990, Grumbacher gold medal 1991, Winsor-Newton award 1992, Sarasota chapter award 1993, Shaffer award for brush mastery 1994, Reba Dickerson Hill Memorial award 1994, American Frame award 1998).
Married Edward Mathews Albrecht, May 25, 1944. Children: Lynn, Catherine.