Bachelor of Arts, Michigan State University, 1940; Master of Arts, Columbia University Teachers College, 1946; summer student, Skowhegan (Maine) School Painting and Sculpture, 1947; summer student, Black Mountain (North Carolina) College, 1948.
Instructor painting and design, Cass Technology School, Detroit, 1949-1955; educational coordinator, Guggenheim Museum, New York City, 1961-1973. Board of directors Michigan Watercolor Society, 1950-1955, Detroit Metropolitan Art Association, 1948-1954. Exhibiting member Detroit Institute Arts, 1947-1953.
Served with Army of the United States, 1941-1945. Member Michigan Academy of Sciences, Arts and Letters, Beta Alpha Sigma (president 1940).