Student, Western Kentucky University, 1940. Student, University Center, Florence, Italy, 1945. Student, University Tennessee, 1956.
Industrial engineer, draftsman Enterprise Wheel & Car Corporation, Bristol, Virginia, 1946-1949. Staff artist Bristol, Virginia-Tennesean & Herald Courier, 1950-1952. Artist, assistant manager Bristol Art Engravers, 1952-1954.
Art director Charles S. Kane Company, Knoxville, Tennessee, 1954-1965. Professor art University Tennessee, 1966-1982. Juror Watercolor Society Alabama, Birmingham, 1979, Jacksonville University Annual, 1980.
Juror Bristol Art Guild 8th annual juried exhibition, 1993.
Honorary member Oak Ridge Tenn.Cmty. Art Center Served with United States Army, 1943-1945. Member National Academy of Design (Alfred Easton poor prize 1995), Bristol Art Guild (treasurer 1951-1954), Tennessee Watercolor Society (gold medal 1973, award of merit 1974, 75, 77, 78, 81, 84, 85), Knoxville Watercolor Society, Port Clyde (Maine) Arts and Crafts Society, Watercolor United States of America Society, Knoxville Museum Art, Oak Ridge Community Art Center (honorary).
Married Helen C. Davis, August 20, 1942. Children: Carol, Eric.