Bachelor, West Chester University, 1976. Postgraduate, University Illinois, 1955.
Artist, Lionville, Pennsylvania, since 1969; poet, Lionville, Pennsylvania, since 1984.
Volunteer Chester County Library., Exton, Pennsylvania. Director volumes St. Paul's Lutheran Church, Lionville, 1988-1989. Lecturer in field of art and traveling.
Member American Association of University Women, Pennsylvania Poetry Society, Woman's Community Club Uwchlan (president 1980-1982), Uwchlan Conservation Trust, Chester Springs Studio, BrandywineRiver Museum (guide, volunteer since 1984), Friends of Chester County Library.
Married Richard A. Newman, August 28, 1954. Children: John H., Kurt A., Richard S., Scott D.