Diploma, Sarah Lawrence College, Bronxville, New York, 1942. Bachelor of Fine Arts, Temple University, Philadelphia, 1944. Master of Fine Arts, Temple University, Philadelphia, 1948.
2 stepchildren. Teacher, Rudolf Steiner School, 1949. Teacher junior high school, Stratford, Connecticut, 1959-1963. Teacher elementary art Locust Valley Primary and Elementary Schools, 1963-1968.
Instructor Darien Community Center,1975-1981. Art teacher Rowayton (Connecticut) Arts Center, 1979, also board member, recording secretary Portrait painter. Artist to the Sea Services (United States Coast Guard and United States Navy).
Equestrian artist Fairfield Hunt Club Show's Benefit Horse Show, 1993. Watercolor teacher Darien Cmty. Association, 1993-1994.
Illustrator; Cutaneous Cryosurgery (Douglas Torre), 1978, review, 1979. Translator: Undertow (Finn Havrevold), 1968. Painter, mural for Babcock Surgical Wards.
Temple University, Hospital, Philadelphia, 1944. Designer display Cryosurgery of Skin Cancer, Dallas, 1979 (Gold award). Author: Biography in American References, 1989, (poem) Vikings Habitat, The National Library of Poetry, River of Dreams, 1994, Poetic Voices of America, 1995, Best Pastels, 1996, Chips and Chirps of Verses, 1998.
Exhibitions include: international miniature shows, Fine Arts Club, Washington, 1984, New Canaan Society for the Arts, 1988, 93, Grand National Salmagundi Club, St. Petersburg Museum, Florida, Degas Pastel Society, New Orleans, 1990-1995, Museum of Art, New Orleans, 1990. Participant various art shows, also permanent collections United States Navy, department dermatology New York Hospital, 1997, United Nations, 1997.
Member International Society Poets (lifetime, Merit award, 1997, medal, 1997), Metropolitan Portrait Institute, Connecticut Pastel Society, Pastel Society American (certified of merit), United States Coast Guard Art Program (official artist). Congregationalist. Illustrator: Atheneum, 1968 (library award).
Married Douglas Paul Torre, May 28, 1977. 2 stepchildren.