Student, College William and Mary, 1945—1946. Student, Ohio State University, 1943—1944. Student, Case Western Reserve University, 1944—1945.
Postgraduate, Case Western Reserve University, 1962—1966. Attending, Case Western Reserve University. Student, Akron University, 1960—1961.
Bachelor of Science in Art Education, Kent State University, 1961—1962. Master in Valuation Science, Lindenwood College, 1989.
Instructor art Canton (Ohio) Young Men’s Christian Association, 1965, Beachwood (Ohio) Board Recreation, 1967-1968. Substitute teacher art, art history Cleveland Heights, Ohio, 1967-1968. Private artist, writer, researcher Cleveland, since 1940.
Art consultant, appraiser Art Consultants Associates, Englewood, Colorado, since 1985. Curatorial aid Denver Art Museum, 1985—1989. Fine arts appraiser, Cleveland, since 1989.
Speaker in field; judge art shows.
Member Cleveland Artists Foundation. Member Akron (Ohio) Art Museum, Butler Institute of America Art, Cleveland Museum Natural History, Western Reserve History Society, Toledo Museum of Art. Secretary Council of Cleveland Center of Contemporary Art.
Active Continuing Education Association Case-Western Reserve U., Allen Memorial Art Museum. Member American Society Appraisers (senior member, certified in fine arts), Cleveland Museum Art, Cleveland Center for Contemporary Art (volunteer), Contemporary Art Society of Cleveland Museum of Art, National Council Jewish Women, Ohio Contemporary Glass Alliance, Art Alliance for Contemporary Glass, Temple Museum, Museum ofAm. Folk Art, Allbright-Knox Museum (Buffalo, New York.
Married Jacob Herzfeld, October 20, 1946 (divorced 1964). Children: Garson Herzfeld, Michael Herzfeld. Married Merle Donald Held, February 19, 1966 (deceased 1997).
Children: Joanne, Barbara.