Bachelor, Northwestern University, 1948; student, Minneapolis The Art Institute of Chicago, 1964; postgraduate, St. Paul The Art Institute of Chicago, 1969-1970.
Research assistant, American Medical Association, Chicago, 1948-1949; teacher, Chicago high schools, 1949-1951; freelance artist, Larkspur, Colorado, since 1951.
Member of Colorado Artist Association.
Married J. Armin Bierbaum, April 17, 1948. Children: Steve, Todd, Chad, Peter, Mark.