Student, The Art Institute of Chicago Chicago, 1936-1941.
Magazine and book illustrator, 1943-1960. Head art department Northeast Oklahoma A. & M. College, Miami, Oklahoma, 1947-1961. Painter, printmaker.
Board of directors Thomas Gilcrease Museum History and Art, Tulsa, 1957-1961. Chairman Public Library. Board, Miami, Oklahoma, 1954-1959.
Member International Institute Arts and Letters (Geneva).
Married Suzanne Greer, February 14, 1997. Children— Geoffrey Banks, Carrie Vee.