Bachelor, Bennington College, 1980. Sculpture certified, Pennsylvania Academy Fine Art, 1980. Master of Fine Arts, University Pennsylvania, 1985.
Part-time sculpture teacher Baldwin School, Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania, 1975—1980, Shipley School, Bryn Mawr, 1975—1980. Teacher sculpture Wayne (Pennsylvania) Art Center, 1985—1989. Maine art teacher Maine Line School Night, 1985—1989, Main Line Art Center, Haverford, 1989—1997.
Sculpture teacher Kimberton (Pennsylvania) Waldorf School, 1989—2002, Chester County Art Center, West Chester, since 1989, Chester County Art Association, West Chester, 1989—2003.
Member of Artists of Penn Women.
Married Spencer Victor Silverthorne, October 18, 1947. Children: Spencer V. III, John Roberts, Daniel Appel.