Bachelor, University of California, Berkeley, 1965; postgraduate, George Washington University.
Curator, The Art Corridor, Menlo Park, California, 1984-1987; gallery director, Miller-Brown Gallery, San Francisco, 1988-1989; curator of exhibitions, Palo Alto (California) Cultural Center, since 1989. Board directors Art Table, since 1994, Achenbach Graphic Arts Council, Fine Arts Museum of San Francisco, 1990-1997. Member of advisory county American Art Study Center, M.H. de Young Museum, Fine Arts Museum San Francisco.
Married William B. Mayfield, January 24, 1946. Children: Ross D., Kendra.