Bachelor, Maryland. Institute College Art, 1942; postgraduate, Eastman School Photography, Winona Lake, 1943; postgraduate, Institute Allende, San Miguel de Allende, Guanajuato, Mexico, 1968-1972; Master of Fine Arts, University of Southern California, 1976.
1st woman press photographer, Baltimore Sun, 1943-1945; organizer art department, Catholic Diocese St. Petersburg, St. Petersburg, Florida, 1957-1958; professor art, Gertrude Herbert The Art Institute of Chicago, Augusta, Georgia, 1972-1976; teaching associate, University of Southern California, Aiken, 1975-1976. Panelist DSAC Grant Review Panel, 1984-1985. Conductor workshops Institute Allende and Centro cultural El Nigromante.
Active Studio 1212, Clearwater, Florida, Suntan Art Center, St. Pete Beach, Florida, The Center for the Arts, St. Petersburg, World Art Workshop, Ocean Hills, California. Member National Association Women Artists, Delaware State Arts Council, Florida Artist Group, Florida Watercolor Society.
Married Richard Andruk, June 5, 1944. Children: Richard Dean (deceased), Kenneth Francis.