Bachelor in Art and Design, Brigham Young University, 1979. Master of Arts in Art History, University Denver, 1982.
Instructor Spanish,, Brigham Young U., Provo, Utah., 1979-1980;
music assistant, Springville (Utah) Museum Art, 1979-1980;
assistant curator School Art Slide Library., then graduate teaching assistant, U. Denver, 1981-1982;
curator Francis King Collection Western Art,, Sangre de Cristo Arts and Conference Center, Pueblo, Colorado, 1982;
curator visual arts, Sangre de Cristo Arts and Conference Center, Pueblo, Colorado, 1982-1984;
curator art, Amarillo (Texas) Art Center, 1984-1989;
curator Donna Beam Fine Art Gallery,, U. Nevada, Las Vegas, 1989-1990;
director, U. Nevada, Las Vegas, since 1991;
curator Metcalf Gallery, Tam Alumni Center, U. Nevada, Las Vegas, since 1989. Curator Nevada Institute for Contemporary Art, since 1991, interim director, 1990-1991. Lecturer in field, 1983.
Consultant S.E. Colorado Arts Council, Lamar, 1984, Marsh Media, Inc., Amarillo, 1986-1987. Book reviewer Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, Inc., San Diego, 1989. Grant evaluator Nevada Council on Arts, 1989-1990.
Member of advisory panel Las Vegas Neon Museum, 1993. Member arts advisory subcommittee for Nevada artists for McCarran Art Gallery, McCarran International Airport, 1990-1994.
Board of directors Area Arts Foundation, Amarillo, 1988-1989. Member of advisory panel visualarts curriculum Las Vegas Academy, 1993. Member American Association Museum, Western Museum Conference (annual meeting local arrangements committee 1991).
Married Tamara Dawn Forsyth, April 24, 1979. Children: Annie, David, Catherine.