Bachelor of Fine Arts, University Texas, 1961. Master of Fine Arts, Cornell University, 1963.
Teaching assistant Cornell Univercity, Ithaca, New York, 1961-1963. Instructor University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, 1963-1966. Assistant professor of University Northern Iowa, Cedar Falls, 1966-1967, East Texas State University, Commerce, 1967.
Visiting professor art Indiana University, Bloomington, 1974-1975, 1980.
Visiting artist Baylor University, Waco, Texas, 1978, 80, Austin College, Sherman, Texas, 1974, Southern Colorado State University, Pueblo, 1973. Visiting lecturer Longview Museum, 1983,Joslyn Museum, Omaha, 1975.
Represented in permanent collections Everson Museum, Oklahoma Art Center, Silvermine Guild, Masur Museum, Dallas Museum, Joslyn Museum, Ark Arts Center, Cornell Univercity, New Orleans Museum Art, International Business Machines Corporation Corporation, New York City.
Member of Texas Fine Arts Association, Texas Association Schools Art, Texas Association College Teachers, College Art Association.
Married Shirley Ann Franks, January 25, 1961. Children: Stuart, Kurt.