Bachelor, Oberlin College, 1945; Master of Arts, Oberlin College, 1946.
Instructor to professor art, Berea (Kentucky) College, 1946-1991;
also chairman art department, Berea (Kentucky) College, 1950-1984. Visiting associate professor Union College, Barbourville, Kentucky, 1961, American U., Cairo, 1967-1968. Chairman advisory board Appalachian Museum, Berea College, 1969-1984;humanities consultant West Virginia Wesleyan University, Buchannon, 1974.
Judge numerous exhibitions, 1950-1991.
Board directors American Civil Liberties Union, Lexington, Kentucky, 1969-1975, Berea Arts Council, 1990-1995, Mount Maternal Health League Planned Parenthood, 1992-1995. Member Berea Community Orchestra, since 1946. Trustee, deacon Church of Christ, Union, Berea, 1985-1992.
Alumni council Oberlin (Ohio) College, 1985-1995. Fellow Kentucky Guild Artists & Craftsmen. Member College Art Association, Association Asian Studies, American Committee South Asian Art, Asia Society, Phi Kappa Phi.
Married Mary Louise Caldwell, June 24, 1950. Children: David, Mark, Susan.