Bachelor of Fine Arts, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, 1943; postgraduate, Art Center College, Los Angeles, 1943-1945; postgraduate, Chouinard The Art Institute of Chicago, Los Angeles, 1943-1945.
Co-owner, Gallery Xyst, Laguna Beach, California, 1975-1984. Juror California State Fair, 1979, Laguna Hills Art Association, 1980.
Donated works to Laguna Beach Boys' Club, Our Lady of Angels, Junior League, Children's Home Society. Signature member National Watercolor Society (Past President award 1987).
Married John Taintor Foote, December 24, 1943. Children: Carol Ann, John Taintor Junior, Ellen Jackson.