Bachelor of Fine Arts, Carnegie Mellon University, 1951. Student, New School Social Research, New York City, 1958. Student, Yale University, 1989.
Textile designer Seneca Fabrics, New York City, 1951-1957. Teacher piano New Canaan, Connecticut, 1970-1974. Art and substitute teacher New Canaan High School, 1975-1980.
Freelance book jacket design illustrator New York City, 1990-1994. Teacher photography Silvermine School, New Canaan, 1992. Children's art teacher Carver Community Center, Norwalk, Connecticut, 1985-1986.
Member Silvermine Guild (Art of Northeast award 1982).
Married Donald H. Ervin, August 28, 1954. Children: Jed, Gretchen, Aaron, Kirsten.