Student, Peabody School Music, Baltimore, 1953. Bachelor of Science, Towson (Maryland) University, 1957. Master of Fine Arts, Antioch University, Columbia, Maryland, 1980.
Teacher, Halethorpe Elementary School, Baltimore, 1957-1959; teacher, Samuel Ready School, Baltimore, 1970-1971; teacher, Potter's Guild Baltimore, 1981-1982; teacher, Dundalk (Maryland.) Community College, 1982-1983; teacher, Howard Community College, Columbia, Maryland., 1985, 86; teacher, Towson U., 1986, 87-88; potter, Oak Forest Pottery, Catonsville, Maryland., 1982, 84, 89,; potter, Oak Forest Pottery, Catonsville, Maryland., 91-96. President Parent-Teachers Association Hillcrest Elementary School, Baltimore, 1972, Thomas Jefferson School, Baltimore, 1969.
Docent Baltimore Zoo, 1972-1975. Museum shop director, buyer National Museum Ceramic Art, Baltimore, 1988-1991. Board member National Museum Ceramic Art, Baltimore, 1988-1993.
Member Baltimore Clayworks (president 1992-1995, board directors since 1991), Potters Guild Baltimore, Garden Club American (Catonsville).
Children: Beth Allison, John Cary, Katie McLean.