Bachelor of Science, Columbia University, 1951. Master of Arts, University New Mexico, 1955.
Head Art School, assistant director, Roswell (New Mexico) Museum, 1951-1952; founder, director, Midland (Texas) Institute Fine Arts, 1954-1967; chair department art, Odessa (Texas) Junior College, 1954-1956; adjunct lecturer art, Huston-Tillotson College, Austin, Texas, 1967-1968; associate professor art, Tarrant County Junior College Northeast, Hurst, Texas, since 1968; chair department art, Tarrant County Junior College Northeast, Hurst, Texas, 1968-1993.
Sergeant United States Army, 1943-1946, European Theatre of Operations, PTO. Member American Association of University Professors, College Art Association, Texas Junior College Teachers Association.
Married June Marie Carthel, June 25, 1955. Children: Brandt Samuel, Morris John.