Bachelor of Fine Arts, Philadelphia College Art, 1956. Master of Fine Arts, University Arizona, 1969.
Artist, art director Mithoff Advertising, El Paso, 1959-1962. Freelance artist Philadelphia, 1962-1967. Assistant professor art University Tennessee, Knoxville, 1969-1970.
Artist, teacher Rancho Linda Vista Artist Community, Oracle, Arizona, 1971-1973. Freelance artist Readsboro, Vermont, 1974-1976, New York City, since 1977.
Married Ona B. Washburn, 1962 (divorced 1971). Children: John W., Jennifer Richardson. Married Shirley Sherak, November 1, 1979.