Bachelor of Science, Fordham University, 1957. Bachelor of Science, Barbizon School, New York City, 1953. Master in Studio Arts, Adelphi University, 1972.
Postgraduate, Parsons School Design, 1975. Student, Art Students League, New York City, 1974. Postgraduate, Goddard College, California, 1987.
Student, Progoff Intensive Journal Program, New York City, since 1999. Student, Cape Cod School, 1993.
Elementary school art teacher Department Education, Freeport, New York, 1957-1958, Farmingdale, 1967. Junior and high school art teacher Massapequa (New York ) School District, 1970-1990. Owner, president South Shore Creative Arts Center, Massapequa, 1975.
Private art teacher various locations, 1970-1990. Illustrator Doubleday, Incorporated, New York York City. Art advisory board Chesapeake College, Wye Mills, Maryland, since 1995 (lecturer, 1998, 99, 2000), Snow Princess, Fordham University, 1954.
Symposium coordinator Hofstra University, New York. Lecturer Naples Philharmonic, 1992. Judge, lecturer in field.
Architectural designer, M.E, 1977, Doctor of Medicine since 1988, F.L., 1990.
President American Association of University Women, Long Island, 1969-1971. Board directors Long Island (New York ) Art Teachers Association, 1973-1976. Docent United States Fish and Wildlife Service, Washington, 1994-1995.
Member American Farmland Trust. Volunteer Delmarva Chapter, American Red Cross, since 2001. Member International Welcome Florida Association Series (lecturer since 1994), National League American Pen Women (founder, president Naples, Florida branch since 1995), National Gallery Art (copyist since 1993), Order of the Benedictines (oblate since 1990), Working Artists Forum (Easton, Maryland), New York State Art Teachers Association (board member 1972-1980).
Married Raymond Anthony McNamara, April 22, 1957 (divorced September 1975). Children: Thomas William, Raymond Gerard, William Daniel, Peter Joseph, James Francis Jude. Married John Drew Ringewald, February 17, 1984.