Bachelor of Fine Arts, Pittsburgh State University, Kansas, 1962. Master of Science, Kansas State University, 1967. Master of Fine Arts, University Wisconsin, 1967.
Art teacher Salina Public Schools, Kansas, 1962—1966. Teacher, extension division art institute Kansas State University, Manhattan, 1964—1966. Instructor, art University Wisconsin, Marshfield, 1967—1972.
Assistant professor Emporia State University, Kansas, 1972—1977, associate professor, 1977—1984, professor, from 1984. Chairman, art department, 1977—1984. Director Eppink Art Gallery, from 1977.
Studio art reader Educational Testing Service, Princeton, New Jersey, from 1983.
Board directors Emporia Arts Council, 1979—1986. Member of Kansas City Artist Coalition.
Married Sharon Lynn Harz, August 19, 1962. Children: Brett Alan, Mark Evan.