Diploma in art education, Cape Town College Education, 1959. Master of Arts(honorary), University Stellenbosch, Matieland, South Africa, 2001.
Teacher Claremont Public School, Cape Town, 1960—1965, PJ Oliver Art Center, Stellenbosch, 1965—1968. Principal Hugo Naude Art Center, Worcester, 1969—1973. From lecturer to senior lecturer Stellenbosch University, 1974—1999.
Private practice, since 1999. Consultant in field.
Facilitator, chairman Stellenbosch Negotiating Forum, 1990—1993, community facilitator, mediator, 1985—1994, since 2000.
Married Hester Margaretha Van Niekerk, December 31, 1960. Children: Marisa Freya, Nathan Victor, Timothy James.