Bachelor, Manhattanville College, 1957. Master of Fine Arts in Art, University Mississippi, 1968.
Editorial research on art Grolier Corp, New York City, 1959-1965. Assistant professor, associate professor art University Mississippi, Oxford, 1969-1976, professor, chairman department, 1977-1997, professor and chairman emerita, from 1997. Consultant, reviews for 29 art departments, since 1986.
Fellow National Association Art and Design (commission on accreditation 1984-1990, vice president 1990-1993, president 1993-1996, co-author Futureswork 1989-1995). Member International Academy Astronautics (art and literature subcommittee).
Married Stephen Gorove, July 31, 1958. Children: Katherine Marie, Stephen James, Margaret Colleen, Michael Alexander.