Bachelor of Science, Pennsylvania State University, 1950. Master of Education, Pennsylvania State University, 1951.
Teacher art, University of Southern California, 1953-1954; Teacher art, University of California at Los Angeles, summer 1959; Teacher art, University Texas, 1954-1960; member of faculty and pres's. county, U. Florida, Gainesville, since 1960; Distinguished Service professor, U. Florida, until 1982; professor emeritus, U. Florida, 1982. Member chancellor's council University Texas System.
Served to captain C.E. United States Army, World World War II, European Theatre of Operations.
Married Avonell Baumunk, July 7, 1941. Children– Curtis Earl, Kim Avonell.