Bachelor of Fine Arts magna cum laude, Syracuse University, 1946. Master of Fine Arts, Syracuse University, 1951. Student, Escuela de Pintura y Escultura.
Student, Escuela de las Artes del Libro. Student, Taller Grafico, Mexico, 1947.
Artist-in-residence Dartmouth College, 1974. Professor sculpture and painting, 1980-1993, chairman division painting and sculpture Columbia University, 1980-1986, professor emerita, 1993. Visiting artist University Washington, Seattle, Battelle seminars and study program, Seattle, 1979.
Artist-in-residence University Haifa, Israel, 1985.
Trustee American Academy in Rome, 1973-1981, member Executive Committee, 1975-1981, trusteeemerita, 1994. Trustee St. Gaudens Foundation, 1978-1990, member Executive Committee,1980-1990. Member The Century Association, National Academy of Design (elect), Eta Pi Upsilon.
Married Morton Kaish, August 15, 1948. 1 child, Melissa.