Bachelor, Brooklyn College, 1942. Master of Arts, Columbia University, 1952.
Art teacher Music & Art High School, New York City, 1951—1954, Port Chester (New York ) High School, 1954—1958. Vice president Bioelectric Instruments, Hastings-on-Hudson, New York, 1960—1970. Artist, printmaker, since 1970.
Member of National Association Women Artists (vice president 1983-1985, treasurer 1979-1983, House of Heyendryk Junior award 1981).
Married Ernest Amatniek Amatniek, April 1, 1949. Children: Kathie, Joan Cindy.