Bachelor of Science in Education, West Virginia State College, 1943; Master of Arts, Boston University, 1945; Doctor of Philosophy, Kent State University, 1994.
Professor art, West Virginia State College, Institute, 1956-1986; art lecturer part time, Nathan Mayhew Institute, Vineyard Haven, Massachusetts, since 1991; also board directors, Nathan Mayhew Institute, Vineyard Haven, Massachusetts.
Trustee Oak Bluffs (Massachusetts) Library., 1997. Member Visiting Nurses Association (corporator since 1996).
Married Francis Coolidge Taylor, March 30, 1945 (deceased April 1978). Children: Andrea, Francis Junior, Faith. Married Leon Herman Hardman, June 1987 (deceased March 1995).