Student, Our Lady of the Lake University, San Antonio, Texas, 1941. Student, University Texas, Austin, 1942. Bachelor in Art, University Washington, Seattle, 1946.
Master of Arts in Art, University of California at Los Angeles, 1950. Postgraduate, Otis Art Institute, Los Angeles, 1971.
Art teacher, chairperson secondary California and Los Angeles Unified School District, 1947—1982. Retired, 1982; artist Los Angeles, 1975—1982. Guest speaker on art television and cable, Los Angeles, 1993.
1st lieutenant United States Marine Corps, 1943-1945. Member of Alliance of Women Veterans, Women Marines Association, Collage Artists American (1st Place award 1995, 2002, award 2006), Pasadena Society Artists (Painting award 1986, 1988, 1990, 1992-1993, 1999, 2001-2002), Los Angeles Art Association (board directors 1993-1995), Women Painters West (membership chair, member-at-large 1983-1989, Painting award 1985-1986, 1989, 1992-1993, 1995, 1999—2001, Best of Show award 2000), National Watercolor Society (historian 1989-1990, Painting award 1984, 1999—2000), Women in Mil Service for American, Pi Lambda Theta, Alpha Phi.
Married Robert Little Grim, April 5, 1952. Children: Nancy Ellen Grim Garcia, Howard Robert.