Bachelor of Science, Indiana University. Postgraduate, University Western Illinois. Master of Science, Temple University.
Teacher, Palmyra, Pennsylvania, 1949-1955; teacher, Gap, Pennsylvania, 1965-1968; teacher humanities, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, 1980-1983; director art school, gallery chairman, Art Association of Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, 1967-1988. Freelance artist, since 1983.
Founder Harisburg Civic Opera Association, since 1970, producer and auditions chairman. Board directors various women's and civic clubs in Pennsylvania. Member American Association of University Women (vice-president and cultural affairs chairman 1967-1992), National League American Pen Women, Pennsylvania Watercolor Society, Harrisburg Council for Arts, Martin County Art Association (exhibition chairman 1988-1992).
Married John C. Dunlap, June 11, 1949. Children: Gwen, Brad, Bret.