Bachelor in Art, University Toledo, 1947. Student, University Mexico, 1948. Student, University Southern Illinois, 1953.
Attended, Internatl. Wkshp., Pietra Santa, Italy, 1980.
Art teacher Central Young Men’s Christian Association & Young Women’s Christian Association, Toledo, 1945-1947. Sculpture teacher University Texas Junior College, Gainesville, 1965, Defiance (Ohio) College, 1970, Bowling Green (Ohio) State University, 1971. Instructor sculpture School Art and Design Toledo Museum Art, from 2003.
Sculpture workshop Toledo Botanical Gardens Conference Center, from 2005. Founder, president Toledo Potters Guild, 1951—1955. Ohio representative American Craft Council, New York City, 1960—1962.
President Federal Art Societies North Ohio, 1965—1967, trustee, from 1963. Co-chair midwest Kefauver committee Art in the Embassies Program, Department State, Washington, 1966. Guest sculptor University Southern California, Berkley, 1981.
Judge Crosby Festival Arts at Toledo Botanical Gardens, 2006, 07.
Featured speaker United Nations International Children’s Emergency Fund, Madras, India, 1984. Board directors Toledo Arts Commission, 1978-1984, Rare Books Center, University Toledo, 1965-1966. President Toledo Women's Art League, 1950-1951.
Member of International Sculpture Center, Pan Pacific Southeast Asia Women's Association, Scandinavian Club of Toledo.
Married (divorced); children: Paula Rene, Richard Nils.