Bachelor of Fine Arts, Florida Atlantic University, Boca Raton, 1973. Master of Arts, Northwestern State University, Natchitoches, Louisiana, 1975. Master of Fine Arts, Stephen F. Austin State University, Nacogdoches, Texas, 1980.
Instructor art, Cisco (Texas) Junior College, 1976-1978;
staff craftsworker Walt E. Disney Show Production, Walt Disney World, Lake Buena Vista, Florida, 1981-1983;
staff craftsworker staff shop, Walt Disney World, Lake Buena Vista, Florida, 1983;
property craftsworker, Walt Disney World, Lake Buena Vista, Florida, 1983-1987;
artist preparator animation department, Walt Disney World, Lake Buena Vista, Florida, since 1987;
lead production artist, Marvac, Inc., Seminole County, Florida, 1983. Founder Dean S. Warren Studio, since 1991. Consultant Mount Dora (Florida) Center for Arts Children's Education Program.
Instructor Bok Tower Gardens Education Center Workshop, Lake Wales, Florida, 1996.
Recipient Artist in the Schools grant Texas Commision on the Arts, 1980, awards U. Georgia Botanical Gardens, Athens, 1980, Valencia Community College, East Campus, Orlando, 1983, Arts on The Park, Lakeland, Florida, 1995.
Married Betty Sharon Poe, August 14, 1971. Children: Jeremy, Adam.