Bachelor of Fine Arts, Syracuse University, New York, 1955. Master of Arts, Catholic University America, Washington, District of Columbia, 1958. Postgraduate, Temple University, Philadelphia, 1963.
Postgraduate, University San Francisco-Guadalajara, Mexico, 1965. Doctor of Education, University South Florida, Tampa, 1966. Postgraduate, University Valencia, Spain, 1966.
Postgraduate, American University Beirut, 1968.
Art supervisor/teacher New Hartford Central School, New York, 1955-1956. Guidance counselor Washington-Lee High School, Arlington, Virginia, 1959-1960. Interior designer B. Altman & Company, New York City, 1960-1961.
Chairman art departments Maitland Junior High School, Florida, 1962-1964. Chairman art department Mid-Florida Technology Institute, Orlando, 1964-1970, Liverpool High School, New York, 1970-1972. Owner, director Lorraine Marie Art Center, Liverpool, 1972-1973, Utica, 1973-1994.
Freelance artist and designer, consultant, since 1994. Cultural ambassador, Egypt, Syria, Lebanon, Jordan, 1961. Adjunct professor fine arts Mohawk Valley Community College, Utica, 1988-1994, Utica College, 1976-1977.
Co-chairman Syracuse University, 2005-2010. Member St. John Chrystotun Economic Center, 2010.
Board governors Catholic University American, Washington, since 1995. Member Syracuse University Alumni Association (president 1964-1970, secretary 1980-1988, class '55 reunion committee, co-chairman class gift and class favor committee), Alpha Omicron Pi (charter 2d Century Society, vice president alumni chapter Orlando 1966-1969, president Syracuse 1970-1972, foundation ambassador, since 2000), Loyal AOTT (life), National Women's History Museum (Washington) (charter member), National Constitution Center (Philadelphia).
Married James Burt Howell, III, February 18, 1995.