Painter, craftsperson. Parent; Rev. Thaddeus Ellisor. Married– Charles Gaines, III, June 20, 1963. Children– Three. Education– B.A., Birmingham Southern College; M.F.A., University of Georgia. Chair, Art Department, Proctor Academy, Andover, Mass., 1971-73; Artist in Residence, Belknap College, NH, 1973-4; Associate Professor of Painting and Design, New England College, NH, 1975-76. Colony fellow; exhibits of paintings in Birmingham, New York, and Boston. Member, Phi Beta Kappa.
Files at Alabama Department of Archives and History and jacket of Soft.
The Fabric Decoration Book. New York; Morrow, 1975.
Soft; an Irresistible Collection of Pillows, Toys, Bags, Objects to Sit on, Ornaments for the Body, and Various Malleable Oddities and How to Make Them. New York; Morrow, 1977.