Bachelor, Bennington College, 1947. Postgraduate, Cranbrook Academy Art, 1949. Graduate, School Social Work, Wayne University, 1948.
Master of Arts, School Social Work, Wayne University, 1972. Master of Fine Arts, Wayne State University, 1973.
Psychological tester Detroit Board Education, 1944. Psychological counselor and tester Young Men’s Christian Association, New York City, 1946. Social caseworker Family Service, Pontiac, Michigan, 1947.
Instructor printmaking Wayne State University, Detroit, since 1973. Researcher Selby Gardens Associate, Selby Gardens Research. Teacher children's art Detroit Institute Art, 1949-1950, now artistic advisor, board directors drawing and pring organization.
Board directors Planned Parenthood, since 1951, member executive board, since 1963. Board directors Parent-Teachers Association, 1956-1960, Roeper City and Country School, University Michigan Museum Art, 1978. Trustee Putnam Hospital Medical Research Institute, 1978.
Member Governor's Commission Art in State buildings, 1978-1979. Member art and development committees Southern Vermont Art Center, 1987-1988. Member volunteer committee Marie Selby Gardens.
Patron Graphic Art Studio, University Southern Florida, Tampa. Patron, benefactor Clark Museum, Williamstown, Massachusetts. Volunteer Shelburne Art Center, Vermont.
Fellow: Williams College Museum Art (member visiting committee). Member: Sarasota Selby Gardens Research Committee, Selby Gardens Associate (Sarasota), Town Hall Sarasota Board, Bloomfield Art Association (program co-chairman 1956), Birmingham Society Women Painters (president 1974-1976), Detroit Society Women Painters, Detroit Artists Market (director since 1956, honorary board member), Founders Society Detroit Institute Art, Bennington College Alumnae Association (regional co-chairman 1954), Harvard Club (Sarasota, Florida), Williams College Club (New York City), Cosmopolitan Club, Founders Garden Club (Sarasota), Garden Club American (selby gardens herbarium volunteer since 2006), Oaks Club (Florida), Women's City Club (coordinator art shows Detroit 1950), Village Women's Club (Birmingham, Michigan).
Married Eliot F. Robinson, June 28, 1949. Children: Peter Eliot, Lydia Winston, Sarah Mitchell, Suzanne Finley.