Student, Art Students League, New York City, 1942—1944. Student, National Academy School Fine Arts, New York City, 1944—1947. Student, National Academy School Fine Arts, 1950—1954.
Teacher drawing and painting Midtown School Art, New York City, 1947-1952.
Member of National Academy of Design (Henry Ward Ranger Fund purchase prize 1976, certified of merit 1980, Henry Ward Ranger Fund purchase prize 1982, L.G. Sawyer prize 1988, Ogden Pleissner Memorial award 1991, William A. Paton prize 1993, 1997, Zellah W. Pike prize 2001), National Academy Design, New York Artists Equity Association (Doctor Maury Leibovitz award 1985), Allied Artists American (Silver medal 1981, Jane Peterson award 1985, Creative Watercolor prize 1989, Silver medal 1991, Creative Watercolor prize 1997, Mary Lou Fitzgerald Memorial award 1998, John Young-Hunter Memorial award 2002, Pauline Law Memorial award 2003, Dale Meyers Cooper award 2007), National Association Women Artists (14 prizes 1957—2003), American Watercolor Society (Barse Miller Memorial award 1976), Audubon Artists (John Wenger Memorial award 1978, Ralph Fabri medal 1981, J&E Liskin Memorial award 1987, Dick Blick award 1994, Gold Medal of Honor 2001, Art Students League award 2002, Giulia Palermo award 2005).
Married Ralph S. Iwamoto, November 23, 1963.