Bachelor, Fort Hays State University, 1960. Master of Arts, Fort Hays State University, 1961. Master of Fine Arts, University Kansas, 1963.
Instructor art, Hutchinson (Kansas) Public Schools, 1961-1962; instructorship, U. Kansas, Lawrence, 1962-1963; professor, chair art department, Hastings (Nebraska) College, 1963-1980; president, Sculpture Studio and Foundry, Inc., Pueblo West, Colorado, 1980-1986; visiting professor, Cottey College, Nevada, Missouri, 1986-1987; director bronze foundry, Tucumcari (New Mexico) Area Vocational School, 1987-1990; professor, chair art department, New Mexico Highlands U., Las Vegas, 1990-1991; professor, chair art department, Fort Hays State University, Hays, since 1991.
Staff sergeant United States Army, 1955-1958. Member National Art Education Association, National Council Art Administrators, College Art Association, Hays Art Council.
Married Marcille Holmberg, August 12, 1956 (divorced September 1979). Children: Thomas E., Lori J., Meg R., Timothy J.