Student, Columbia University, 1948. Bachelor, University Houston, 1949. Master of Education, University Houston, 1951.
Student, University Washington, 1954. Postgraduate, University Houston, 1984. Private studies with, James Jennings.
Private studies with, Opal Walls. Private studies with, Ruth Pershing Uhler. Private studies with, Lowell Collins.
Fine artist, painter specializing in portraits, since 1951. Freelance artist, since 1975. Private teacher pastels and oils.
Conductor portrait seminars Tidwell Art Center, Houston.
Member American Association of University Women, Houston Society Illustrators, Professional Picture Framer's Association, Phi Kappa Phi, Phi Theta Kappa, Kappa Delta Pi.
Married Thomas Ray Bishop, September 1, 1951 (divorced 1996). Children: Thomas R. Bishop II, Frances Joann Bishop Faber. Married Jack Risher, May 26, 1998.