Student, Pratt Institute, 1938. Bachelor of Science magna cum laude, New York University, 1950. Master of Arts, New York University, 1952.
Doctor of Philosophy, New York University, 1957. Postgraduate, Brooklyn Institute Arts & Sciences, 1963—1966. Postgraduate, Brooklyn Museum Art School, Long Island University, 1963—1966.
Postgraduate, Fairleigh Dickinson University, 1970. Studied under Richard Mayhew, Geogiana Brown Harbeson, Edith Fetterolf, Katheryn I. Young, Howard W. Arnold, I.-Ching Ku.
Industrial designer Belle Kogan Associates, 1938—1940. Art director Norscross Publications, 1940—1942. Director arts & crafts Young Women’s Christian Association Camp Program, 1946.
DesigneR Cosmopolitan Crafts, Camp Fire Outfitting Company, 1946—1947. Faculty New York University, 1947—1961. Specialist consultation services national arts and crafts committee Boys' Clubs American, 1949—1965.
Research and practicum in remedial reading techniques New York City Public School, Brooklyn, 1966—1968. Assistant professor education New York University, from 1975.
Active town wide camping and school year program Girl Scouts United States of America, 1969—1973. Member of Palisades Interstate Park Camp Dirs.' Association, Tenafly Nature Center Association, National Congress Parents & Teachers, American Association of University Women, American Watercolor Society, New York Association Brain Injured Children, Camp Jefferson, Palisades Interstate Park, New York (director 1945-1986), Camp Jefferson, Incorporated, New York York City (president), National Recreation Association, National Advisory Committee Recreation Programs & Activities Arts & Crafts Section, Delta Pi, Epsilon Pi Tau, Pi Lambda Theta.
Married Aram Lincoln Heghinian, August 24, 1957. Children: Elizabeth Alban, Marie Hunazant.