Originally intent on becoming a composer, Kornbluth graduated from Brooklyn College in 1940 with a degree in music However, in the 1950s she focused her creative energies on painting. Kornbluth studied at the Brooklyn Museum Art School from 1955 to 1959, where she first met Reuben Tam, and went on to receive a master"s degree from the Pratt Institute in 1962.
Painter and sculptor, since 1958; teacher, Mineola (New York) Public Schools, 1959-1967; supervisor student teachers, Mills College, New York City, 1966-1968; instructor Art Education, Hofstra U., Hempstead, New York, 1967-1968; instructor Art Education, Adelphi U., Garden City, New York, spring 1968; instructor Art, Dowling College, Oakdale, New York, 1967; instructor Art, U. Connecticut, Storrs, spring 1970; teacher director gifted, Thompson (Connecticut) Elementary School, 1972-1975; instructor, Annhurst College, Woodstock, Connecticut, spring 1980. Lecturer in field.
Member Thompson History Society, since 1989. With Office of Strategic Services, Army, 1943-1945. Member Connecticut Academy Fine Arts, National Association Women Artists (2 Gold medals of Honor), Women Artists of Monhegan Island, Arts Worcester, ART XII.
Married Marvin Hubert Kornbluth, November 21, 1942 (deceased 2003). Children: Bruce Ian, Jane Allyse Cathy.