Bachelor, Asbury College, 1951; Master of Arts, University of Minnesota, 1963; postgraduate, University of Minnesota, 1969-1971.
Teacher art Hopkins Public Schools, Minnesota, 1952—1953. Art consultant Owatonna Public Schools, 1953—1954. Teacher art Richfield Public Schools, Minneapolis, 1954—1986.
Art educator, fine arts educator, lecturer Augsburg College, 1970—1991. Art consultant, from 1990. Member committee art education Minneapolis Society Fine Art, 1956.
Grants reader, evaluator United States Office of Education, Washington, 1969—1970. Sole art delegate United States Office of Education-Ednl. Professional Development Program, Washington, 1971.
Participant, seminar leader discipline based art education Getty Foundation, Phoenix, 1985. Sole art delegate-global education Minnesota State Department Education, St. Paul, 1990—1991. Speaker many conferences in field.
Judge art shows; participant Owatonna Art Project.
Board member Women's Auxiliary Minnesota History Society, 1988—1994, chair public relations, 1994—1996. Member school arts board, 1976—1980. Outreach board Colonial Church of Edina, 1992—1995, member mission board, 1996—1999, senior minister, 1994—1996, member search committee.
Member of International Society Education Art, United States Society Art, Art Education Minnesota (president 1966-1969), National Art Education Association (regional vice president 1969-1971, chair summer conferences, delegate representative search committee, executive secretary 1971-1972, chairman national membership 1976-1978), Christians in Visual Arts (founder).
Daughter of Louis William and Hazel Irene (Johnson) W.