Bachelor, Mills College, 1943. Postgraduate, Center School Art, London, 1961. Postgraduate, University California, Berkeley, 1966.
Master of Fine Arts, University Hawaii, 1968.
Employee, Dorothy Wright Liebes Studio, San Francisco, 1944-1954; independent artist, Honolulu, since 1955; professor, U. Hawaii, Honolulu, since 1968. Vice president Fine Art Projects, Ltd., Honolulu, 1987-1991.
Member American Abstract Artists Association, Society of America Graphic Artists, The National Arts Club (New York City), Honolulu Printmakers (Merit awards 1983, 84, 85), Contemporary Art Museum (Honolulu, founder), Honolulu Academy Arts (life, Purchase awards 1962, 71, 77, honorary Academy Purchase 1995).
Married Fred Ivan Gilbert Junior, September 18, 1943 (divorced 1973). Children: Rondi, Kristin, Galen, Gerald, Gil, Lisa, Cara. Married Kenneth W. Bushnell, April 5, 1997.