Bachelor, Kearney State University, 1958. Master of Arts, Northern Colorado University, 1962. Doctor of Education, University Kansas, 1975.
Teacher art North Platte College, Nebraska, 1958—1966. Professor art Kearney State College, since 1966.
Member of National Education Association, Nebraska State Education Association, National Art Education Association, Nebraska Art Collection (director), Association Nebraska Art Clubs (past president), Kearney State College Education Association, National Art Association (advisor), Nebraska Art Teachers Association (president 1966-1984), Kearney Artists Guild (board directors 1980-1987, president 1983), Elks Lodge (advisor).
Married Sharon K. Hoback, December 21, 1958. Children: Penalton, Jane.