Student, Philadelphia College of Art, 1959-1962.
Designer and illustrator, Penn Emblem Company, Philadelphia, 1964-1966;
illustrator, J.B. Lippincott Book Public, Philadelphia, 1964-1968;
illustrator and designer, Cawley Neff Associations, Pennsauken, New Jersey, 1964-1968;
illustrator and designer, Mel Richman Advertising, Philadelphia, 1971-1972;
art director, Hercules Inc., Wilmington, Delaware, 1973-1980;
freelance artist, various advertising agys., 1980-1987;
artist, owner, Vanngo Graphics, Philadelphia, since 1990. Assistant art director Black American Magazine, Philadelphia, 1970-1971. Illustrator Arrow Display Company, Philadelphia, 1968-1970.
Instructor Main Line Center for the Arts, Haverford, Pennsylvania, 1988-1989, Fleisher Art Memorial, Philadelphia, 1989, Philadelphia The Art Institute of Chicago, 1984-1985. Visiting lecturer Temple University Children's Workshop, Philadelphia, 1990. Medical illustrator/designer Tate Advertising Agency, Malvern, Pennsylvania, 1989-1991.
Instructor/lecturer constructive art expression Philadelphia Museum Art, 1987-1988. Courtroom artist Philadelphia City Court Justices, Channel 3 NBC Network, 1981-1983, others.
With United States Army, 1957-1961.
Married Patricia Hightower, January 7, 1983. Children: Karen, Robin, Michael.