Bachelor in Art and Drama, Baylor University, 1956. Master of Education in Curriculum and Instruction, Memphis State University, 1967. Master of Fine Arts in Painting, American University, 1977.
Teacher art, private practice, Bitburg, Germany, 1960-1961; Teacher art, Kingsbury High School, Memphis, 1968-1969; Teacher art, Bemis Art School, Colorado Springs, Colorado, 1983; honorarium instructor, Bemis Art School, Colorado Springs, Colorado, 1983-1989; instructor, U. Colorado, Colorado Springs, 1989-1990, 92-. Member art commission advisory board City of Colorado Springs and El Paso County, Colorado, 1983-1986.
Member National Association Women Artists, Society Layerists in Multi-Media.
Married Jack Powell Bowman, June 29, 1957 (deceased August 1964). 1 child, Jack Powell II. Married James Bradford Wilde, July 12, 1969.