Bachelor of Fine Arts, Rhode Island School Design, 1960. Postgraduate in art education, Southern Connecticut State College, 1972.
Freelance fashion illustrator, designer, Washington, New York, Connecticut, 1960—1972. Staff illustrator Yale University, New Haven, 1969—1972. Etchings exhibited in galleries in New York City, Chicago, Atlanta and Appleton, Wisconsin, Florida, Washington.
Corporate and private collections. Member student advisory board Museum Contemporary Art, Chicago, since 1980. President Women's Caucus Art.
Married Heinz Dieter Osterle, January 11, 1960. Children: Eric, Bruce, Karen.