Bachelor, School of The Art Institute of Chicago Chicago, 1962; Master of Arts, Northern Illinois U., 1967.
Teacher art Forest View High School, Arlington Heights, Illinois, 1962-1972. President Yancey Crafted Tile. Board directors Toe River Arts Council, Yancey Library., Amy Regional Library.
Systems, Yancey History Association, Yancey Evening School Program, Steering Committee, Yancey Museum/Visitor Center Project.
Board directors Family Violence Coalition Yancey County Volunteer Coop, Toe River Arts Council, Yancey Library., Amy Regional Library., Healthy Yancy. President Yancey History Association. Secretary, treasurer Museum Visitor Center Project.
Chair subcommittee Land Use Planning Commission. Member 21st century communities action committee Yancey County Cultural Resource Commission, now president. Chairman Yancey Arts, Traditional Voices Committee, Riddlefest Committee, International Biographical Center, Cambridge, England.
Member School Circuit Development Committee.
Children: Lynn, Sean, Morgan.