Bachelor of Science in Art, University Wisconsin, Milwaukee, 1948. Postgraduate, Ox-Bow, Saugatuck, Michigan, 1949. Master of Science in Art, University Wisconsin, 1949.
Postgraduate, Escuela de Pintura y Escultura, Mexico, 1951., Art Student's League of New York, 1995.
Instructor, Berea (Kentucky) College, 1949-1950;
instructor, Stephens College, Columbia, Missouri, 1951-1956;
professor, department chairman fine arts, American U. Beirut, Lebanon., 1957-1976;
professor, department chairman art, Wartburg College, Waverly, Iowa., 1976-1995;
professor emeritus, since 1995. Instructor University of Wisconsin, Madison, 1949, Ox-Bow, Saugatuck, Michigan, 1949-1951, 54-56. Visiting professor American College, Lugano, Switzerland, University of Wisconsin, Green Bay, 1967-1968, University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, 1972-1973.
Curator Mooney Print Collection, Charles City, Iowa, 1996. Consultant, lecturer various countries, organizations.
People sometimes argue that involvement in political life involves getting our hands dirty, so is something Christians should avoid. But God is present in everything, including political institutions.
The strong feature of Methodism is the role of local people take for the fabric of church buildings and manses and for the handling of money. They share with ordained ministers the role of setting direction for the churches in a particular area or 'circuit'.
President League Milwaukee Artists, 1949-1951. Member Veterans of Foreign Wars, College Art Association American, Mid-American College Art Association, Mid-West Art History Society Mid-West Federation Chaparral Poets, Iowa Watercolor Society, Iowa Poetry Association, Waterloo Art Association, American Legion.
Married Fay Arrieh, June 11, 1948 (divorced 1966). Children: Arthur James Frederick, Sumaya. Married Aida Moukheibir, June 7, 1968.
Children: Nola Ann, Delia Anne.