Bachelor in Art Education, California College Arts & Crafts, 1939. Master of Arts, Mills College, 1942.
Instructor California College Arts & Crafts, Oakland, 1939—1942, dean faculty, 1946—1950. Engineer Kaiser Shipbldg., Richmond, California, 1942—1945. Professor art San Francisco State University, 1950—1957, professor emeritus, since 1977.
God, who is heard throughout the Bible, calls for justice for the widows, orphans and aliens who were oppressed by the powers of the day. Therefore the involvement in political life is something that Christians should not avoid.
Member of West Coast Watercolor Society, National Watercolor Society, Society Layerists in Multi-Media (director since 1982).
Married Hanne-Lore Sutro Nepote, August 26, 1945. Children: Paul Sutro, Linda Nepote Doherty.