Bachelor magna cum laude, Georgian Court College, 1974. Master of Arts, Rutgers University, 1986. Postgraduate, Sophia University, Tokyo.
Head humanities department St. Rose High School, Belmar, New Jersey, 1975-1978. Teacher Chinese ink painting Middlesex County College, Edison, 1981-1986. Ink painter in Artist in Education Program Maryland State Arts Council, Talbot County, Calvert County, since 1987.
Resident artist Maryland Hall for the Creative Arts, Annapolis. Teacher Chinese ink painting Anne Arundel Community College, Arnold, Maryland, 1987-1994. Instructor art history Barry University Extension, Breward County, Florida, since 2000.
Art/English teacher exchange member Omiya Board Education, Saitama Prefecture, Japan, 1981. Guest lecturer in the arts University Maryland Eastern Shore, since 1997. Instructor Chinese culture Brevard Community College.
Instructor art history/brush painting Brevard Museum Art and Science. Lecturer Young Women’s Christian Association, Yokohama, Japan, 1999.
Public lecturer on Japanese architecture Kent Island (Maryland.) Federation Art, 1989. Member National Sumi-e Society American (Special merit award 1991), Worcester County Arts Council, Smithsonian Associations, Washington Asia Society.
Married Donald E. Carter, December 21, 1956 (deceased March 1996). Children: Douglas Mark, Brett Michael.