Bachelor of Fine Arts in Painting, Carnegie-Mellon University, 1971. Master of Education in Art Education, Indiana University of Pennsylvania, 1980. Doctor of Philosophy in Art Education, Purdue University, 1987.
Art chr., Gymnasium Rotenburg, Rotenburg-Wumme, Germany, 1971-1973; art chr., Gymnasium Ehingen, Germany, 1973-1976; assistant professor, Indiana University of Pennsylvania, Indiana, 1978-1979; instructor, Indiana University of Pennsylvania, Indiana, 1979-1980; assistant professor, Indiana University of Pennsylvania, Indiana, 1985-1988; graduate assistant, Purdue University, 1980-1984; assistant professor, Ohio State University, Columbus, 1988-1990; assistant professor, Western Carolina U., Cullowhee, North Carolina, since 1990.
Member Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, Comparative and International Education Society, International Society for Education Through Art, National Art Education Association, North Carolina Art Education Association (chairman higher education division), United States Society for Education Through Art (newsletter editor 1989-1992, president-elect 1992-1993, president 1993-1995), Phi Delta Kappa.
Married Nyaga Mwaniki, May 26, 1983. 1 child, Munene Franjo.