Graduate, Columbus Art School, 1938; student, Art Students League, New York City, 1938-1939.
Assistant to director, Columbus Gallery Fine Arts, 1939-1943; curator, Columbus Gallery Fine Arts, 1954-1961; assistant director, Columbus Gallery Fine Arts, 1962-1968; curator collections, Columbus Gallery Fine Arts, 1969-1976; assistant professor, Ohio State University, 1946-1948; associate professor, Columbus College Art and Design, 1948-1953. Member of advisory county Cultural Arts Center, since 1978.
Member Capitol Square Commission, since 1976, Downtown Columbus Task Force, since 1988. With United States Army Air Force, 1943-1946. Member Columbus Art League, American Association Museums.
Married Lieselotte Koss, April 19, 1953.