Bachelor of Science, Indiana University, 1954. Master of Fine Arts, Cranbrook Academy Art, Bloomfield Hills, Michigan, 1959.
Teacher art, Gary (Indiana) Wirt Public School, 1954-1957; professor art, Michigan State University, East Lansing, 1960-1991.
With United States Marine Corps, 1946-1948.
Married Jane Elizabeth Barbara Kauffman, June 7, 1952. Children: Gregg Lee, Mark Steven.