Bachelor of Fine Arts, University Kansas, 1957. Master of Fine Arts, University Kansas, 1959.
Assistant professor art Mississippi Women's University, Columbus, 1959—1965. From assistant professor to professor University Texas Pan American, Edinburg, 1966—1999. Curator exhibits University Texas Pan American, Edinburg, 1970—1994.
With United States Navy, 1952-1956.
Member of Texas Watercolor Society (Purple Sage Brush award 1998).
Married Maxine Clara McClendon, March 28, 1967. Children: Patricia, Joan, Christopher, Jennifer.