Diploma, School Art Institute, Chicago, 1948. Master of Science Art Education, Massachusetts College Art, Boston, 1977. Postgraduate in Chinese Painting, China National Academy, 1997.
Postgraduate, University North Carolina, Chapel Hill, 2004.
Art teacher Ruam Rudee School, Bangkok, 1965—1966, Bangkok Young Women’s Christian Association, 1966, Manila International School, 1976—1979, Danforth Museum, Framingham, Massachusetts, 1987—1989, Museum Fine Arts, Boston, 1988, Chatham County Studio Tour, North Carolina, 2004—2006. Presenter in field.
Member of International Women's Association (founder Krakow, Poland chapter 1996).
Married William Sommers, September 7, 1950. Children: Alison, Eric, Daria, Benet, Clyde, Anne.