Associate of Arts, Pine Manor Junior College, 1947; Bachelor of Fine Arts, The Art Institute of Chicago Chicago, 1950.
President Central Louisiana Art Association, Alexandria, Louisiana, 1965-1967. President, founder Bayou Banks Studio, Alexandria, Amityville, New York, 1972. Founder, docent Alexandria Museum Art, 1976, trustee, 1977-1990, founder annual fundraiser, 1982, teacher sculpture, 1982-1984, vice president, 1985-1987.
Teacher sculpture River Oaks Arts & Crafts Center, Alexandria, 1986-1988, president, 1989-1991. Teacher sculpture Camp Terra Cotta, Landgrove, Vermont, 1993-1994.
Stage manager set design-program design Central Louisiana Community Theatre, 1950-1960. Founder St. Timothy's Episcopal Church, Alexandria, 1958. Minority founder Future Nurses Organization, Alexandria, 1965.
Member National Sculpture Society (founder summer sculpture workshop 1998), Society Connecticut Sculptors, International Sculpture Center, Daughters of the American Revolution (loyalty chapter), Museum of Modern Art, Walloon Lake Country Club, Green Thumb Garden Club, Town and Country Garden Club (president), Alexandria Golf and Country Club.
Married Tyre Edwin Banks, Junior, November 24, 1951 (deceased January 1990). Children: Lawrence, Stephen, David, Jane.