Student, Mills College, Oakland, California, 1949. Bachelor, University California, Berkeley, 1951.
Artist, California, Oregon, 1954-1972; sales agent, Stan Wiley Realtors, Inc., Portland, Oregon, 1972-1980; director, Stan Wiley Realtors, Inc., Portland, Oregon, 1980-1995; designer needlepoint, Portland, since 1972; artist, Portland, Oregon, since 1980.
Docent Portland Art Museum, since 1964, chairman docent county, 1990-1992, board directors, since 1993. President Oregon Foundation, Inc., Tigard, 1990-1992. Member Colored Pencil Society American (historian 1990-1996), Watercolor Society Oregon (historian 1985-1996), Oregon Society Artists, Arts in Oregon, N.W. PrintCoun.
(associate), Friends of the Print Center, Mills College Alumnae, Nature Conservancy.
Married Jay Earl Jansen, August 18, 1951 (divorced 1976). Children: Rebecca Jansen Onorato, Jill Jansen Paveza, Juliet Jansen Schlesser. Married Byron Thompson Holt, April 21, 1979 (deceased January 2001).