Bachelor of Fine Arts, University Oklahoma, 1949. Postgraduate, Parson's School Design, 1949. Master of Arts, University Louisville, 1960.
Interior designer Marshall Field and Company, Chicago, 1950-1951. Art therapist Norton Memorial Infirmary, Louisville, 1958-1959. Artist, teacher Utah Arts Council, Salt Lake City, 1980.
Board directors, founding member, chairman ways and means committee Intermountain Weavers Conference, Phoenix, 1980-1983.
Volunteer demonstrator Pioneer Trails State Park, Salt Lake City, 1976-1988. Member Handweavers Guild American (board directors 1980-1988, president 1983-1985, Chairman, Board Of Directors 1985-1988), MM Atwater Weavers Guild Utah (life, president 1974-1975), Las Tejedoras de Santa Fe y los Alamos (vice president 1991-1993,chair 1993-1995), Philanthropic Educational Organization (P.E.O.) (recording correspondent secretary, guard 1991-1992), Pi Beta Phi (historian 1946-1947).
Married Thomas James Hartford, Junior, June 15, 1951. Children: Jane Anne, Thomas James III.