Bachelor in Art, California State University, Chico, 1958. Master of Arts in Art, University of California at Los Angeles, 1962. Postgraduate, California State University, Chico, 1958.
Postgraduate, California State University, Sacramento, 1967. Postgraduate, California State University, Northridge, 1963. Postgraduate, California State University, San Jose, 1978.
Postgraduate, Stanford University, 1986.
Professor art, chair department, coordinator district Antelope County Unified School District & Junior College, Lancaster, California, 1958-1967. Professor art Gavilan College, 1967-2000, chair fine arts and humanities, 1969-1975. Visiting professor University London, 1988.
Consortium professor California Community College. Judge various local, regional and national shows. Researcher in field.
Co-founder Mushroom Festival, Morgan Hill, from 1990. Commissioner City of Gilroy, 1970—1976. Committee member Santa Clara County Fair, Tapestry in Talent, 1987.
Active Gilroy Garlic Festival Art, 1980—1999. Neighborhood committee San Jose Solari Center. Geneology and staff consultant Latter Day Saints Family History Center.
Member Commonwealth Club, South Bay Scottish Society (acting chief, board governors), San Francisco World Council, Hearaldry Society Great Britain, Clan Cian Society, Clan Boyd, Clan McNaughten, Clan McAlpin, Clan O'Neal, National Thespians (award 1965).
Married Carol Lynn Jones, April 20, 1957 (divorced April 1978). Children: Sean Michal, Sheryl Lynn.