Bachelor of Science, Kansas City The Art Institute of Chicago, 1953; student, University Bonn, Germany, 1957-1958; private student, Bangkok, 1965-1970; private student, Washington, 1960-1962.
Artist, Hallmark Greeting Cards, Kansas City, Missoury, 1952-1953; artist, Rand Corporation, Santa Monica, California, 1958.
Voting poll judge City of Redondo Beach, California, 1988-1992. Member Yuki Teikei Society of Tokyo and California, Chapparal Poets of California (chapter president), Commonwealth Club of San Francisco.
Married Ronald Roy Gilliam, March 28, 1956. Children: Ursula Marie, Alessandra Theresa, Pamela Celeste.