Bachelor of Fine Arts, U. Colorado, 1946; Master of Fine Arts, U. Iowa, 1948; postgraduate, U. Michoacan, Mexico, 1950-1951.
Instructor drawing, U. Iowa, 1947-1950;
professor art, director printmaking, head graduate printmaking and painting, University of Illinois, Urbana, 1950-1967;
associate dean fine arts, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, 1967-1972;
professor art, chairman graduate art programs, U. Hawaii, Honolulu, 1972-1984;
professor emeritus, U. Hawaii, since 1984;
Louis D. Beaumont visiting distinguished professor, Washington University. Visiting artist Otis The Art Institute of Chicago, Los Angeles, U. Colorado, U. Washington, Michigan State University, Honolulu Academy Arts School, Visual Arts Center, Anchorage, Portland (Oregon, ) State University, 1988, U. Florida, 1989, Lacoste School Arts, France, 1989, University of California at Los Angeles, 1989-1990. Member committee, national juror Senior Fulbright Research Awards, 1968-1971, committee chairman, 1969-1971.
Member visual arts selection committee, California Arts Council, 1990. Juror Hawaii Print Exhibition, 1991. Member Pacific Rim Lecturers and Workshops, 1992.
Artist-in-residence University Texas, 1993, Pacific Rim Series, 1994.
Member Common for Founders' Portfolio for N.W. Printmakers, Portland, 1977. Served to captain Army of the United States, 1942-1945. Member College Art Association American, California Society Printmakers, N.W. Print Council (board directors), Japan Print Association, Society American Graphic Artists, Color Print Society, World Print Council, Los Angeles Printmaking Society (honorary director), Honolulu Printmakers (past vice president, president), Painters and Sculptors League Hawaii, Hawaii Artists League, Southern Graphics Council, Fulbright Association.
Married Betty J. Lamb, January 28, 1943;children: Lee Roy III, Terril Ann Bauer.