Student, The China Institute, New York City, 1949. Student, The Art Students League, New York City, 1950. Bachelor with high honors, Swarthmore College, 1952.
Instructor Somerset Art Association, Peapack, New Jersey, 1978-1995, Hunterdon Art Museum, Clinton, New Jersey, since 1985. Advisory board, lecturer Apollo Muses, Inc., Gladstone, New Jersey. Trustee Artshowcase, Inc.
Member Associate Artists New Jersey (president 1985-1987), New Jersey Watercolor Society, Federated Art Associations of New Jersey (panel member 1985, demonstrator 1991).
Married Gavin Spofford, March 11, 1950 (deceased January 1976). Children: Lizabeth Spofford Smith, Leslie Spofford Russell.