Student, School Art Institute, 1965. Bachelor, Roosevel University, 1965. Master of Arts, Northern Illinois University, 1971.
Master of Fine Arts, Northern Illinois University, 1972.
Art teacher, Chicago Board Education, 1965-1969, 73-. Art instructor Columbia College, Chicago, 1973-1975, Roosevelt University, Chicago, 1975-1979, Elementary and Secondary Education Act-Title I, Chicago, 1979-1983, upward bound University of Illinois, Chicago, 1979-1981, 83-85.
With United States Army 1959-1961, Korea. Member African-American Visual Artists Roundtable, National Conference Artists, Chicago Teachers Union, Hyde Park Center (honorable mention 1980), Jackson Park Camera Club.
Married Aurelia Oakley, August 11, 1963. 1 child, Pamela Lynn.