Diploma, Ward-Belmont Junior College, 1943. Bachelor, George Peabody College, 1945. Master of Arts, George Peabody College, 1946.
Art teacher, Monroe H.S., Rochester, New York, 1946-1947;
art teacher, Eastern H.S., Washington, 1947-1949;
art history, English teacher, Ward-Belmont Junior College, 1949-1952;
art, English teacher, Franklin (Tennessee) H.S., 1965-1967;
art, English teacher, Montgomery Bell Academy, Nashville, 1967-1979;
artist, teacher, Nashville Institute Arts, 1980-1994;
art critic, Nashville Banner, 1960-1970. Art consultant Farris, Warfield, and Canaday, Nashville, 1988. Curator Carl Sublett Exhibition Tennessee State Museum, 1984.
Member of advisory board Tennessee Arts Academy Annual, Belmont U., Nashville.
Board directors Watkins Institute College Art and Design. Member Tennessee Arts Academy (board directors), Nashville Artist Guild (president since 1950), Visual Artists Alliance Nashville (board directors).
Married Virgil Shields LeQuire, August 20, 1946. Children: Nancy, Paul, Alan, Lista.