Five year commercial art degree, Minnesota Art School, 1964; student, Sergei Bongart Workshop, Bellevue, Washington.
Founder, director Redmond (Washington) School Fine Art (now Redmond School Fine Art Publications, Inc.), 1962-1988. Art teacher Iwakuni, Japan, 1965-1966, Shoreline Community College, Seattle, 1968-1988. Founder, president Northwest Artist Society, Redmond, 1968-1975, Minature Art Guild, Federal Way, Washington, 1972-1974, Northwest Pastel Society, Redmond, 1979-1984.
Artist Soroptimists of Federal Way, Washington, 1987-1994. Member National League American Pen Women, Pastel Society of America, Skagit Art Association.
Married Clyde S. Colvin, June 23, 1945 (divorced March 1972). Children: Brian Lee, Michael Lynn, Colleen Sue. Married Frederick Palmer (divorced).