Stuent, American School Commercial Art, Dallas, 1948-1950.
With United States Army, 1943-1945, European Theatre of Operations. Member National Academy (William Payton award 1975, 92), American Watercolor Society (Dolphin fellow 1979, Gold medal of honor 1986, Bronze medal of honor 1993), National Watercolor Society, Southwestern Watercolor Society, Texas Watercolor Society, Rocky Mountain National Watercolor Society.
Married Mary Kathleen Ross, June 3, 1946. Children: Maureen, Michael, Andrew, Annual.