Bachelor, Hunter College, 1951; Master of Arts, C. W. Post College, 1978.
Director printmaking workshop, Elaine Orens Studio, since 1975.
Member Audubon Artists (Silver medal 1973, Louis Lozowick award 1995, Art Times award 2003), National Association Women Artists Inc. (travel printmaking chair 1991-1996, Medal of Honor Printmaking 1982, 8 other awards for graphics 1971-1995).
Married Perry Arnold Orens, December 26, 1953. Children: Matthew, Jonathan, Emily.