Bachelor, University North Carolina, 1947. Postgraduate, Goethe University, Frankfort, Germany, 1949. Postgraduate, St. Martins Academy, London, 1950.
Postgraduate, Art Students League, 1961.
Fashion illustrator, Gus Blass Company, Little Rock, 1944-1948;
adult education art instructor, Cherokee County, Iowa., 1960-1968;
adult education art instructor, St. Tammany Parish, Louisiana, 1970-1982;
art director, City of Mandeville, Louisiana, 1976-1980;
owner, operator graphic arts studio, Studio A, Covington, Louisiana, 1979-1986;
owner, operator graphic arts studio, Pleasant Green Studio, Pilot Grove, Missouri, since 1986. Set designer Cherokee County and St. Tammany Parish Community Theaters, 1960-1972. Organizer Cherokee County Arts Council, 1962.
Design consultant Main St. Boonville Project, 1988-1989.
Co-organizer St. Tammany Parish History Society, 1973, Boone's Lick Tourism Commission, Missouri, 1989. Member extension council University Missouri. Member Daughters of the American Revolution, Cooper County History Society (co-organizer, program director 1990-1991), American Graphic Society, Friends of Historic Boonville, Boonslick History Society, State History Society Missouri, United Daughters of Confederacy, Colonial Dames.
Married John Christy Chesnutt, April 9, 1949 (deceased 1972). Children: John Christy, Stanley Andrews, Alan Howard, Sarah Florence Walker Chesnutt. Married Carl C. Friedrichs, December 26, 1982.