Bachelor of Fine Arts, Ohio University, 1973. Master of Arts, Case Western Reserve University, 1980.
Curator, Hale Farm and Village, Bath, Ohio., 1974-1981; curator of collections, Western Reserve History Society, Cleveland, 1981-1986; chief curator, Western Reserve History Society, Cleveland, 1986-1992. Lecturer Case Western Reserve Museum Studies, 1986-1992. Consultant David Bush Inc., Cleveland, since 1989.
Member Northeast Ohio Intermuseum Council (trustee 1988-1992), Ohio Museums Association (sessions chairman 1991), Decorative Arts Trust, American Furniture Collection, Ohio Decorative Arts Association (vice president since 1990), American Society Interior Designers (Ohio north chapter, honorary).
Married Marci Lynn Lowe, August 13, 1976. 1 child, Andrew.