Associate of Arts, American River College, Sacramento, 1962; AB, Sacramento State University, 1964; certified Secondary Art Teacher, University of California, Berkeley, 1966.
Printer Roseville (California) Press Tribune, 1957-1960. Typographer Oakland (California) Tribune, 1960-1965. Teacher art Long Beach (California) Unified School District, 1965-1967.
Teacher, chair art department Woodland (California) Unified School District, 1967-1998. Retired, 1998
Freelance artist Wildcat Art, Sacramento, since 1985. Consultant in field; workshop presenter, including National Association Workshop Directors, National Association Student Councils, California Association Director of Activities, National Association Secondary School Principals, Canada Student Leadership Conference, New Mexico Student Leadership Association, California Art Education Association, others.
Member task force Constitution Revision of CADA, Los Angeles, 1988-1989. Member National Education Association (life), California Teachers Association, California Retired Teachers Association, Woodland Education Association (vice president 1971-1972), California Art Education Association, National Art Education Association, California League Middle Schools, University California-Berkeley Alumni Association (life).
Married Alena Mae Nye, September 20, 1974. Children: Dirk, Ronni, Anthony, Timothy.