Student, Barnes Foundation, Merion, Pennsylvania, 1970; student, The Art Institute of Chicago Chicago, 1970-1972; student, State University of New York, Stony Brook, 1997.
Color separation artist, Stecher Training Lithography Corporation, San Francisco, 1931-1941; portrait painter, Elberon, New Jersey, 1950-1968; art teacher, Huntington Township (New York) Art League, 1971-1994; private art teacher, Centerport, New York, since 1994. Art show judge, Long Branch, New Jersey, 1960-1970.
Married Fritz Waldemar Peterson, December 31, 1938. Children: Virginia, Douglas, Ronald, Beverly, Elizabeth.