Bachelor of Science, Texas Agricultural and Mechanical University, Commerce, 1956. Postgraduate, University Texas, Austin, 1955. Postgraduate, Texas Woman's University, Denton, Texas, 1955.
Docteur honoris causa in arts, 1994.
Member Society Watercolor Artists (signature), International Society Experimental Artists (signature. President 1999, Nautilus fellow 2000), Society Layerists in Multimedia (signature), Allied Artists, Texas Fine Arts Association (past president, regional director, executive board), D Art, Dallas Women's Caucus for the Arts, Dallas Artists Research and Exhibition, Southwestern Watercolor Society (signature), Texas Visual Artists Association, Fort Worth Woman's Club Art Department, Templeton Art Center, National League of America Pen Women, Contemporary Art Center, Christians in the Visual Arts, National College Society, Salmagundi Club (Samuel Leitman Memorial award), Signature Art Department Woman's Club Fort Worth, 2009.
Married William E. Durham (deceased). Children: William, John Lee (deceased).