- The artist has a BFA in Studio Art from the University of Michigan, has done graduate work at the University of Maryland and attended the School for Visual Art in NYC. She was also a docent at the UCLA Wright Gallery for 10 years,as well as, an Art Council Board member.
- Her first job as an art teacher began at the Chapin School in New York City. She has now been a thirty year resident of Southern California and recently completed a twenty year career as a visual arts instructor at the prestigious Harvard -Westlake School, where she taught Painting, Mixed Media and was Chairman of the Middle School Art Department.
- Ms Anderson has been exhibiting and selling her work for several decades in the Los Angeles area. Her paintings have shown at The Schomberg Gallery, Bergamont Station Art complex, local art association exhibitions and grace commercial and private residences through out the county.
She makes her home in Pacific Palisades,California with her husband and two grown sons and summers at her family cottage in Leelanau County, Michigan.