Bachelor in Applied Art, Auburn University, Alabama, 1956. Master of Arts in Visual Design, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, North Carolina, 1982.
Graphic designer Hal Zamboni Associates, New York City, 1958—1960, Jack Beck Design, New York City, 1960—1963. Head graphic designer North Carolina Museum Art, Raleigh, 1979—1982, chief designer, 1985—1989. Director visual and literary arts North Carolina Arts Council, 1982—1985.
Chief design consultant Royal Ontario Museum, Toronto, Canada, 1989—1991. Senior design consultant Minneapolis (Minnesota) Institute Arts, 1991—1992. Freelance artist Los Angeles, since 1992.
Married Austin Sheridan Lowrey, October 25, 1958. Children: Elizabeth Lowrey Clapp, Sheridan Miller.