Student, American Academy Art, 1941. Student, American Academy Art, 1950—1951. Diploma, Academy de la grande Chamiere, paris, 1949.
Cover artist French edition Ellery Queen, Paris, 1947—1949. Religious film strip artist Concordia Publications, St. Louis, 1950—1953. Art director Jahn & Ollier Engraving Company, from 1954.
Science fiction cover artist Greenleaf Publications, Evanston, Illinois, 1956—1958. With Meyer and Booth Studio, Chicago, 1958—1961. Biological artist Golden Books Press, New York City, 1961—1963.
Cartoonist United Card Company, Rolling Meadows, Illinois, 1966—1971. Art director Gallant Greetings, Chicago, 1972. Artist, advertising posters (silk screen), 1973—1975.
Calendar artist Brown & Bigelow, St. Paul, 1976—1979, Baumgarth, Brown & Bigelow, Hillbilly Corn Squeezing, from 1976. With Saga, Inc.; limited editions Western prints Albuquerque, from 1977. Limited edition six plates on history trasnp.
Picard, Inc., Antioch, 1983—1984. Art director, creative editor United Card Company, Arlington Hts., from 1978. Represented permanent collection Vesterheim Museum, Decorah, Iowa, Museum History History and Art, Latter Day Saints Museum, Salt Lake City.
Series prints and calendars western art. History farms and animal subjects American artists signatures and monograms, 1980—1989, Scarecrow Press, Metuchen. With New Jersey Art counsellor Boy Scouts American, Who's Who American Art, R.R. Bowker, New York City, from 1990.
Series 12 large prints, 22x28, animals and western art For Goes Litho, Chicago, from 1900. Western heritage calendar 1991 cover plus 3 illustrations. 1992 cover plus 7 illustrations.
With United States Army, 1943-1946, European Theatre of Operations.
Married Sylvia Marcella Erickson, July 18, 1953. Children: Bruce Byron, Cindy Lou.