Bachelor of Fine Arts cum laude, U. Washington, 1933; postgraduate, Art Center College, Los Angeles, 1945-1948; postgraduate, University of California, San Francisco, 1962-1963.
Art director, Vaughn Shedd Advertising, Los Angeles, 1948; assistant professor design, California College Arts & Crafts, Oakland, California, 1949-1959; coordinator design department, San Francisco The Art Institute of Chicago, 1959-1962.
Served to lieutenant United States Naval Reserve, 1943-1945. Member Print Club Philadelphia, World Print Council, California Society Printmakers, Phi Beta Kappa, Lambda Rho.
Married William Raymond Tift, December 4, 1948.