Bachelor of Fine Arts, Bachelor of Science in Education, Temple University, 1948.
Instructor painting secondary education department Cedarbrook Extension, Temple University, Philadelphia, 1947-1949. Teacher art and English, Akiba Hebrew Academy, 1948-1952. Freelance book illustrator, 1954-1964.
Supervisor art program Bristol Terrace Community Center, 1964-1965. Supervisor pilot experimental program Lafayette School, Bristol School District, Levittown, Pennsylvania, 1966-1967. Member faculty art department Bucks County Community College, Newton, 1968-1991, professor emeritus, since 1991, former chairman printmaking department.
Married Oscar S. Bortner, August 29, 1948. Children: Amy, Heidi, Jody.