Bachelor of Science in Education, Kansas State Teachers College, 1963; Master of Fine Arts in Art, Wichita State University, 1967.
Art teacher, Chanute (Kansas) Junior College, 1963-1965; art teacher, Chanute High School, 1963-1965; teaching fellow, Wichita (Kansas) State University, 1965-1967; professor art, Fort Hays State University, Hays, Kansas, since 1967.
Sergeant United States Army, 1957-1959, Korea. Member National Education Association, National Art Education Association, Kansas Art Education Association, Kansas Alliance Art Education, Phi Delta Kappa.
Married Karen Kay Splitter, January 23, 1960. 1 child, Eric Vernon.