Bachelor of Science in Journalism, Marquette University, 1956.
Writer, producer, WOWO Radio, Fort Wayne, 1956-1958; artist, Nashville, Indiana, since 1970.
Member American Watercolor Society (board directors 1990-1992, award 1980), Midwest Watercolor Society (board directors 1977-1979), National Watercolor Society (Best Show award 1993, Windsor-Newton award 2001, 4th-place award 2003), Watercolor United States of America Honorary Society (Merit award 1994, Coors Brewery award 2001), Allied Artists American (gold medal 1978), Rocky Mount Watercolor Society (Merit award 1994, 2008), Watercolor Society Indiana (Best Show award 1992, 94, 2001), Surface Design Association, International Quilt Association (award 2007, 2008), American Quilting Association (award 2009), IQA Town & Country Exhibit.
Married James Russel Brown, October 4, 1958. Children: Kurt R., James L., Nick W.