Bachelor of Science, Brigham Young University, 1960. Master of Arts, 1963. Postgrad, Brooklyn Museum Art School, 1963—1965.
Doctor of Education, Illinois State University, 1974.
Assistant professor Texas Women's University, Denton, 1974—1975, Pan American University, Edinburg, Texas, 1977, New Mexico Highlands University, Las Vegas, 1977—1978. Instructor art department University Utah, Salt Lake City, 1979—1982. Professor graphic design Utah Technology College, 1981—1986.
Visiting artist Bountiful-Davis Artcenter, 1984—1985. Gallery director Texas Women's University, New Mexico Highlands University, Salt Lake Community College, Granite School District, 1987. Artist-in-residence Utah Arts Council, Salt Lake City, 1981—1982.
Lecturer workshops Granite School District, Utah State University, 1987—1989.
Member Four Corners Art Convention Committee, Salt Lake City, 1988, Boy Scouts American Indian Saring District Committee, 1980—1983. Board directors Bountiful Community Theater, since 1984. Director Handcant Days Art Exhibt., 1987—1989.
Member of National Education Association, Utah Watercolor Society, College Art. Association.
Married Karol June Payne, January 15, 1959. Children: Craig Payne, Lori Michelle, Kendal David.