Registered Nurse, St. Luke's School Nursing, Denver, 1960. Bachelor of Science, Colorado Women's College, Denver, 1975. Student, Taos (New Mexico) Institute Arts, 1998.
Postgraduate, Adams State College, 1996—1998.
Registered Nurse St. Luke's Hospital, Denver, 1960-1990.
Member of Plein Air Artists Colorado (signature), Parkhill Art Club.
Married Charles Louis Shom, October 2, 1983. Children: Bryan David Barr, Patrick Michael Barr.