Bachelor, University Washington, 1940. Master of Arts, University Washington, 1949.
Art editor Croftonian, Crofton House School, Vancouver, B.C., Canada, 1935-1936; art teacher, Neah Bay (Washington) High School, 1940-1941; art teacher, Winlock (Washington) High School, 1942-1944; art teacher, Seattle Public Schools, 1945-1947, 49-51; art teacher, Fish and Wildlife Svc. Pribilof Islands, St. George Island, Alaska., 1951-1953; director, Visual Art School, Edmonds, Washington, 1972-1974; secretary, Gallery North, Edmonds, 1974-1976; artist, since 1953.
Member National Collage Society (secretary 1994), Women Painters of Washington (program director 1992-1993), North West Watercolor Society (assistant program director 1989-1991), Society Experimental Artists Florida, Pennsylvania Watercolor Society, North West Collage Society (secretary since 1995), East Side Association Fine Arts, Gallery North (honorary), Planetary Society.
Married Horton Burbank Rideout, May 26, 1951. Children: Douglas Burbank Rideout, Nancy Penelope Rideout, Thomas Ballou Rideout.