AD, Traphagen School, New York City, 1950; studetn, Art Students League, New York City, 1950-1952.
Fashion artist, Butterick Pattern Company. New York City, 1952-1953;
fashion art consultant, Mississippi America Inc., New York City, 1953-1954;
department head fashion art office, Simplicity Pattern Company. New York City, 1953-1958;
fashion art consultant, Simplicity Pattern Company.
New York City, 1958-1962; art department consultant, Nassau County Museum, Roslyn, New York, 1984-1986; director decorative affairs, Harbor Acres Association, Port Washington, New York, 1987-1989; director decorative affairs, Sands Point (New York) Museum, 1989-1991; art consultant, Horst Design Associations, Huntington, New York, since 1992.
Honorary trustee Parents television Council, since 2000. Member of National Society Painters in Acrylic and Casein (Memorial award 2001, finalist Artists Magazine annual competition 2001, best in show award Pen and Brush 2001, award 2004), Portrait Society of America Inc. (Artists Magazine Annual award 2005), International Society Poets, National Museum Women in the Arts (National City Club New York City Memorial award 2005, 2006), National Association Women Artists (Memorial award 2001, Salmagundi Memorial award 2001).
Married Bernhart H. Rumphorst, June 1, 1957. Children: Catherine, Douglas.