Graduate, Art Center College Design, 1955. Bachelor of Fine Arts, University Alaska, 1979. Master of Fine Arts, Syracuse University, 1984.
Illustrator, James Eng Associations and Sudler and Hennesey, New York City, 1955-1957; freelance illustrator, New York City, 1955-1971; teacher, Anchorage Community College, 1976-1987; professor art, U. Alaska, Anchorage, 1987-1993. Adjunct instructor art Anchorage Community College, 1973-1976. Workshop leader Anchorage Museum History and Art, 1988, Fairbanks Art Festival, 1989-1991.
Grants panelist Alaska State Council Arts, 1984-1987. Board directors Anchorage Museum History and Art, 1981-1988, acquisition committee, 1988-1994. Active Connecticut Academy Fine Art, 1971-1994.
Children: Carey Tadao, Devin Isamu.