Bachelor of Science in Education, Wayne State University, 1958. Master of Arts, Wayne State University, 1963.
Art teacher, Detroit Public Schools, 1958-1964; professor art, University of the Pacific, Stockton, California, 1964-1983; department chairman, University of the Pacific, Stockton, California, 1973-1980; art critic, Stockton Record, 1981-1983; professor, director, School Art & Design, Georgia State University, Atlanta, since 1983.
Member National Council Art Administrators (president 1983, certified 1988, board directors 1976-1979, 84-87), Dekalb County (Georgia) Council for the Arts (president since 1989), Marta Arts Council, Studio Art Advisory Binney & Smith, Inc., National Association Schools Art & Design (board directors since 1989).
Married Gwendolyn Elaine Howell, April 5, 1958. Children: Dana Louise, Larry M. Junior, Kara Elizabeth.