Bachelor of Science, University Wisconsin, 1961. Master of Science, University Wisconsin, 1962.
Assistant professor of University Wisconsin-Whitewater, 1963-1967. With ceramic department U. South Dakot, 1967-1968. Professor California State University-Hayward, 1968-1996, department chairman art, 1980-1983, retired 1996.
Exhibited in shows Museum Contemporary Crafts, New York City, Everson Museum Art, Syracuse, Addison Gallery American Art, Andover, Massachusetts, Milwaukee Art Center, Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, The Art Institute of Chicago Chicago, San Francisco The Art Institute of Chicago, Richmond Art Museum, Renwick Gallery, Washington, Joseph Chowning Gallery, San Francisco, Natural History Museum, San Diego, U. Arizona Museum Art, Tucson, American Crafts Museum, Palm Springs Desert Museum (California), Triton Museum, Santa Clara, California, Center George Pompidou, Paris, others
Represented in permanent collections University of Wisconsin, Addison Gallery American Art, Brooks Memorial Gallery U. Oklahoma, State University Iowa, Milwaukee Art Center, Hokkoku Shinbun, Korinbo, Japan, Sacramento State University, Johnson Foundation, Racine, Wisconsin, Laguna Art Museum, Los Angeles County Art Museum, Metromedia Collection, United States Information Agency, San Francisco Museum Artist, Museum Contemporary Crafts, New York City, Museum Contemporary Art, Honolulu, Los Angeles County Museum, Redding (California) Museum, Mills College, Oakland, California, United States Information Agency, Crocker Gallery, Sacramento, Oakland Museum, Asahi Shimbun, Japan, Karlstadt, Germany, others Founder, curator and ceramic sculptor Kaolithic curiosities Wonders of the World Museum, Portuguese Costa, California.
Patentee in field Louis Comfort Tiffany Foundation grantee, 1963.
American Craftsmen"s Council grantee, 1963. Recipient George Gladstone award, 1970.
Piltdown Foundation grantee, 1972. Nobel Prize nominee in physics, 1976.
National Education Association grantee, 1979, 90.
National Council for Education in Ceramic Arts fellow, 1982.
Married Betty Graveen, October 11, 1958. Children: Kurt Douglas, Robin Lynn, George Gladstone.