Bachelor, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, 1947; Master of Arts, Yale University, 1948; postgraduate, Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, 1950-1952; Master of Fine Arts, Cranbrook Academy Art, Bloomfield Hills, Michigan, 1954.
Assistant professor fin arts, department head, St. Lawrence University, Canton, New York, 1954-1955; instructor art, chairman art department, Flint (Michigan) Community Junior College, 1956-1965; director DeWaters Art Center, Flint (Michigan) Community Junior College, 1956-1965; assistant professor design, Arizona State University, Tempe, 1965-1966; instructor department continuing education, College of Santa Fe (New Mexico), 1977-1982; lecturer audio visual department, Santa Fe Public Library., 1981-1982; assistant professor art, Highlands U., Las Vegas, New Mexico, 1982-1983; instructor art, Santa Fe Community College, 1987-1990; instructor art workshops, Valdes Corporation, Santa Fe, since 1988. Owner design studio and retail outlet Origins, Carmel, California, 1966-1975, K/B Designs, since 1960. Director Blair Galleries, Santa Fe, 1976-1980.
With United States Naval Reserve, 1943-1946. Member Phi Beta Kappa.
Married Anna Kang, August 25, 1959. Children: Ian Tai Kyung, Dana Tai Soon.