Student, Luther College, 1944. Student, University Washington, 1945. Bachelor, Macalester College, 1946.
Master of Fine Arts, Cranbrook Academy Art, 1951. Doctor of Humane Letters, Nova University, 1979. Doctor of Humane Letters, Nova University, 1985.
Doctor of Fine Arts, Luther College, Decorah, Iowa, 1992. Doctor of Fine Arts, Macalester College, 1995.
Teacher high schools, Idaho., 1946-1947; Teacher high schools, Iowa., 1949-1950; Teacher high schools, Connecticut, 1951-1953; Teacher high schools, United States Army Dependent Schools, Germany, 1953-1960; Teacher high schools, United States Army Dependent Schools, Atlanta, 1960-1962; instructor art, Oglethorpe U., 1962-1965; assistant professor, Miami-Dade Junior College, 1965-1969; sculptor associated, O.K. Harris Gallery, New York City, 1969-1990; sculptor associated, Marisa del Re Gallery, New York City, 1994-1996.
One-man shows include, Würtembergischer Kunstverein, Stuttgart Germany, 1974, Neue Galerie, Aachen, Germany, 1974, Akademie der Künste, Berlin, 1975, Humleback, Denmark, Lousiana Museum, 1975, Edwin A. Ulrich Museum Art, Wichita, Kansas, 1976, University Nebraska Art Galleries, Lincoln, 1976, Des Moines Art Center, University Art Museum University California-Berkeley, Portland Art Museum, Oregon, William Rockhill Nelson Gallery, Atkins Museum of Fine Arts, both in Kansas City, Missouri, Colorado Fine Arts Center, Colorado Springs, Virginia Museum Fine Arts, Richmond, Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, all 1977, Whitney Museum American Art, New York City, 1978, Jacksonville Art Museum, Florida, 1980, Lowe Art Museum, Miami, Florida, 1981, Lock Haven Art Museum, Orlando, Florida, 1981, Norton Gallery, Palm Beach, Florida, 1981, O.K. Harris Works of Art, New York City, Edwin A. Ulrich Museum Art, Wichita State University, Kansas, travelling exhibition, Isetan Museum Art, Tokyo, Daimuru Museum, Osaka, Japan, Nagoya City Museum, Japan, Cranbrook Academy Art, Bloomfield Hills, Michigan, Macalester College Art Gallery, St. Paul, Millesgarden, Stockholm, 1986, Auckland (New Zealand) Art Gallery, 1988, City Art Gallery, Wellington, New Zealand, 1989, McDougall Art Gallery, Christchurch, New Zealand, 1989, Dunedin (New Zealand) Public Art Gallery, 1989, Waikato Museum Art and History, Hamilton, New Zealand, 1989, World Design Exposition, Nagoya, Japan, 1989, Fort Lauderdale (Florida) Museum Art, 1988, Tampa (Florida) Museum Art, 1989, Center for Arts, Vero Beach, Florida, 1989, The Contemporary Museum, Honolulu, 1989, Cranbrook Academy Art Museum, Bloomfield Hills, Michigan, 1990, Philbrook Art Center, Tulsa, 1990, Pennsylvania Academy Fine Arts, Philadelphia, 1990, Brown University Art Museum, Providence, 1990, Kunsthalle Tubingen, Germany, 1990, Joseph Haubrich, Kunsthalle, Cologne, Germany, 1991, Kunstverein, Hamburg, Germany, 1991, Haus am Waldsee, Berlin, 1991, Neue Gallery Wolfgang Gurlih Museum, Linz, Austria, 1992, Kunsthausverein, Vienna, 1992, Montreal Museum Fine Arts, 1994, Fort Worth Art Museum, 1994, Daimuru Museum Art, Tokyo, 1995, Genichiro-Inokuma Museum Contemporary Art, 1995, Kagawa and Kintetsu Museum Art, Osaka, 1995, Marisa del Re Gallery, 1995, Norton Gallery Art, Palm Beach, Florida, 1995.
Married Janice Roche, August 19, 1950. Children: Craig Curtis, Paul Duane, Karen Liane. Married Wesla Host, June 15, 1968.
Children: Maja, Duane Elwood.