Graduate with top honors, Famous Artists School, Westport, Connecticut, 1965; student, Robert Brackman School Fine Arts, 1969; student, Daniel Greene Studio and School, New York City, 1971.
Instructor Leyard (Connecticut) Community Center for Arts, Lyman Allyn Art Museum, New London, Connecticut, Lyman Memorial High School, Lebanon, Connecticut, New London Art Students League, Nutmeg Nursing Home, New London, 1989-1990. Private instructor, Bozrah, Connecticut. Conductor workshops, demonstrator, lecturer.
Member Pastel Society of America, Connecticut Pastel Society, Lyme Art Association (Member's award 1987), Mystic Art Association, National Museum Women in Arts, International Society Artists.
Married Frank Leslie Youngs. Children: Leann Marchelle Youngs MacCarthy, Stacy Jon.