Bachelor of Fine Arts cum laude, Ohio State University, 1956. Master of Arts in Teaching, Harvard University, 1961. Master of Fine Arts in Sculpture, University Iowa, 1966.
Assistant professor, establisher sculpture program Kenyon College, Gambier, Ohio, 1966-1972. Artist-in-residence South Carolina Arts Council, Walterboro, 1973-1974. Assistant professor South Dakota State University, Brookings, 1974-1986.
Visiting artist Ohio State University, Columbus, 1986-1987. Adjunct professor Mount Vernon Nazarene University, 1994—1997, adjunct professor art, since 2000. Associate professor University South Dakota, Vermillion, 1997-1998.
Assistant professor Muskingum College, New Concord, Ohio, 1998-2000. Artist in residence South Carolina Arts Council, 1973—1974. Director Fluxus West, since 1975.
Curator South Dakota Experimental Artists, Mercer St. Gallery, New York City, 1982, Fluxus Columbus, Geoffrey Taber Gallery, 1987. Director Mount Vernon Nazarene University, Art Gallery, 2005—2006.
Member of Open Fluxus, Mount Vermon, Ohio., Mansfield Art Center.
Married Joyce Martha Hite, June 28, 1964 (divorced March 1982). Children: Bentley Gale, Laura Dawn, Jonathan Ashley.