Student, Washington University, St. Louis, 1934-1935; student, School of Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, 1936-1937; student, Art Students League, New York City, 1938-1939.
Staff artist ichthyological and anthropological expeditions to, Sulu Sea, South Philippines, Caribbean, Pacific Coast Mexico.
Member National Association Women Artists and Sculptors (Cooper prize), St. Louis Artists' Guild, Society Women Geographers, New Hampshire Art Association.
Married Vincent Palmer, September 2, 1939. 1 child, Lucie.