Bachelor of Science, University Kentucky, 1945. Master of Science, Florida State University, 1963. Doctor of Philosophy, Florida State University, 1968.
Commercial artist, Paducah, Kentucky, 1954-1960; extension agent, U. Kentucky, Springfield, Kentucky, 1961-1962; assistant to associate professor, Florida State University, Tallahassee, 1965-1973; professor, chairman, Florida State University, Tallahassee, 1973-1985; professor, Florida State University, Tallahassee, 1985-1990; watercolor artist, J/B Associations, Tallahassee, since 1968. Visiting graduate professor numerous university and colleges, 1968-1988. Watercolor workshops Walt Disney World, Center Professional Development, Florida State University, International Institute Foreign Study.
Founder 10 Artists Ltd., Tallahassee, 1987. Member American Society Interior Designers (Medalist award 1986), Interior Design Educators Council (emeritus, placement chairman 1971-1985), Florida Watercolor Society (life, signature member, editor newsletter 1989-1991, secretary 1992-1994), Southern Watercolor Society (secretary 1981-1983), Georgia Watercolor Society (life member), Tallahassee Watercolor Society (various offices), Phi Kappa Phi, Omicron Nu, Phi Upsilon Omicron, Gallery Art, Panama City, Florida, Nuance Gallery, Tampa, Florida.
Married Donald Arthur Danford, November 22, 1945 (divorced November 1960). Children: Rebecca Jo Danford Burkhardt, James Arthur. Married William Bruce Weale, June 20, 1963 (deceased May 2003).
Step-children: Margot, Bruce Preston.