Bachelor, University Denver, 1950. Master of Arts, University Illinois, 1954.
Art teacher Portland (Oregon) High Schools, 1950-1953, 55-56. Professor art University Puget Sound, Tacoma, 1956-1989. Trustee Tacoma Art Museum, 1962-1994.
Lecturer Washington Commission of Humanities, Seattle, 1987-1990. Board directors Kittredge Gallery, Tacoma, 1958-1966, 74-89.
President, treasurer, board directors Campfire, Tacoma, 1967-1973. Member, researcher City Club, Tacoma. 1986-1994; member City Urban Waterfront Committee, Tacoma, 1989-1992.
Member Sister City Committee, Japan, 1990-1993. Served to sergeant United States Army, 1945-1947, Germany. Member Tacoma Arts and Crafts Association (president, board directors), Puget Sound Sumi Artists (b.p., board directors), Northwest Print Council (board directors).
Married Gertrude Ann Bednorz, June 19, 1955. Children: Andrea Lee, Sara Louise, Lisa Lorraine, Celia Dee.