Bachelor of Science, Hampton Institute, 1953. Master of Arts, New York University, 1959. Postgraduate, Catholic University, Washington, 1964.
Postgraduate, Bowie State University, 1975.
Teacher, Dayton St. Public School, Newark, 1958-1960; art instructor, Fayetteville (North Carolina) State University, 1960-1963; assistant professor, Tennessee Agricultural and Industrial State University, Nashville, 1963-1968; professor, chairman of art, Federal City College, Washington, 1968-1978; professor, chairman of art, U. District of Columbia, 1978-1984; professor, U. District of Columbia, 1984-1990; department chairman art, U. District of Columbia, since 1990. Artist-in-residence Virginia Center Creative Arts, 1989.
1st Lieutenant United States Army, 1953-1955. Member National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, National Education Association, American Association of University Professors, National Art Education Association, National Conference Artists, College Art Association.
Married Elizabeth Bell, November 1968. Children: Paula, Denise.