Bachelor cum laude, Washington State University, 1936. Postgraduate, Art Students' League, New York City, 1937. Master of Fine Arts, Kansas State University, 1942.
Fashion illustrator Womens' Wear Daily, New York City, 1936. Designer S. Doree, 1937. Instructor art department Mills College, Oakland, California, 1938, Kansas State University, Manhattan, 1939-1943.
Designer Gump's, San Francisco, 1943-1945, Warren O. Wagner & Associates, Pasadena, California, 1951-1965. Director home planning center Harbour-Longmire, Oklahoma City, 1946-1947. Coordinator technical illustration Jet Propulsion Lab, California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, 1965-1966.
Professor professional arts Woodbury University, Los Angeles, 1967-1981. Instructor interior design Pasadena City College, 1971-1972. Designer David Chow & Associates, South Pasadena, since 1968.
Co-chairman fine arts Woodbury University, Los Angeles, 1976-1978.
Member Los Angeles Regional Occupational Council Program, 1977. Member Institute Business Designers' (treasurer 1974-1978, vice president education 1979-1980), Interior Design Educators Council (corporation member), Order Eastern Star.
Married Norman Charles Wallace, August 22, 1943 (divorced 1952). 1 child, Richard; married David Chow, August 25, 1957.