Bachelor, Hillsdale College, 1944; Master of Arts, Maryland. Institute College Art, 1977.
Instructor modern dance Hillsdale (Michigan) College, 1943-1944. Artist-in-residence St. John's College, Annapolis, Maryland, 1953-1955, 68-70. Instructor art Washington and Jefferson College, Washington, 1956, Bethany (West Virginia) College, 1963-1965.
Illustrator Maryland Department Natural Resources, Annapolis, 1977-1995. Joint owner Onset Bay Gallery and Studio, Onset, Massachusetts, portrait artist, colorist. Instructor Washington Art Association, 1958-1969.
Art director Maryland Federation Art, Annapolis, 1970-1972, president, 1972-1974.
Member Caritas Society at St. John's College, since 1969, Maryland. Peace Action, Annapolis, since 1983. Member Maryland. Society Portrait Painters (certified, exhibits chairperson since 1995), Maryland.
Hall Artists Cooperative (exhibiting member), Annapolis Watercolor Club (1st prize 1993), Sierra Club.
Married Bert Thoms, June 4, 1945 (deceased). 1 child, Adele Lucile Thoms. Married Peter Blackford Lauck, May 10, 1983.