Bachelor of Fine Arts, University Alabama, 1956. Master of Arts, Florida State University, 1960.
Teacher art, Birmingham (Alabama) Public Schools, 1956-1958; assistant professor art, Murray State University, 1960-1962; professor, University of Illinois, 1962-1991; retired, University of Illinois, 1991; associate Center Advanced Study, University of Illinois, 1974-1975.
S. Frank Marion and Lucy Ellen (Butler) G. Married Dora Carolyn Carlton, August 9, 1958. 1 child, Lisa Cameron.