Bachelor, Wellesley College, 1946. Postgraduate, University Minnesota, 1965. Master of Fine Arts, University Guanajuato, Mexico, 1977.
Doctor of Philosophy (honorary), Minneapolis College Art and Design, 1993.
Lecturer, Southwest State University, Marshall, Minnesota, 1976-1977; teacher, Split Rock Program, University of Minnesota, Duluth, 1987, 91; lecturer, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, 1980; teacher, Art Center Minnesota, Wayzata, 1985-1986; teacher, WARM Gallery Mentor Program, Minneapolis, 1986.
Founder Southwest Minnesota Arts Humanities Council, 1969-1978. Trustee Parents for Integrated Education, St. Paul, 1965-1968, Minneapolis College Art and Design, 1978-1991. Trustee Minneapolis Institute Arts, 1976-1982.
Board directors Jerome Foundation, St. Paul, 1979-1990. Chairman board directors Jungle Theater, Minneapolis, 1993.
Married Harry L. Bratnober Junior, July 2, 1948 (deceased July 1978). Children: Philip, John, Jane, Sarah.