Graduate, Indiana University.
One woman shows include Indianapolis Museum of Art Rental Gallery, Indianapolis Museum Art, Indianapolis Art League Foundation, Brown County Art Guild, Nashville, Indiana, Indiana Repertory Theatre, Indianapolis, Jewish Community Center, Indianapolis, University Indianapolis, Kokomo (Indiana) Public Library., others. Works in collections in Evansville (Indiana) Museum Arts and Science, Franklin College, Wabash College, Kokomo Public Library., Frankfort (Indiana) Public Library., Indianapolis Museum Art, Indiana State Museum, Radisson Hotel, Orlando, Florida, Lilly Endowment, Methodist Hospital, Indianapolis, Indianapolis Life Insurance Company, others.
Secretary Women's committee Indiana State Symphony Commission. Board directors Indianapolis Art League Foundation. Visual artist panelist Indiana Arts Commission.
Member Indiana Artist (past president, award 2005) Club, Indiana Watercolor Society (award 2005).
Married Harry Joseph Traugott, June 27, 1946. Children: Joseph Henri, Dale Ellen.