Bachelor of Science in Education, Southeast Missouri State College, 1949. Student, Washington University, St. Louis, 1949. Master of Arts, University Iowa, 1951.
Doctor of Philosophy, Cornell University, 1966.
Teacher art, director art, Poplar Bluff (Mo) public schools, 1951-1953; teacher art, Des Moines High School, 1953-1955; instructor, then assistant professor art, U. Nevada, 1955-1958; teaching associate, Cornell Univercity, 1958-1959; assistant professor drawing, Cornell Univercity State College Agriculture, 1959-1960; member of faculty, St. Lawrence University, Canton, New York, 1961-1991; professor fine arts, St. Lawrence University, 1966-1991; professor fine arts emeritus, St. Lawrence University, since 1991; head department fine arts, St. Lawrence University, 1966-1971; Flint professor, St. Lawrence University, 1967-1991; retired, professor emeritus, since 1991. Teacher, artist-in-residence American College Switzerland, Leysin, 1968-1969.
Served with Army of the United States, 1944-1946. Member American Association of University Professors, College Art Association Society Architectural Historians, St. Lawrence County History Association, Renaissance Society of America.
Married Elsie Ruffena Calbert, January 27, 1950. Children— Joan Adrian, Carol Lisa, Jeffrey Carl.