Bachelor of Fine Arts, Wichita State University, 1940. Master of Arts, University Iowa, 1941. Master of Fine Arts, University Iowa, 1946.
Instructor, U. Iowa, 1946-1948; professor art, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, since 1948; department chairman art, University of Minnesota, 1957-1961.
Served with United States Merchant Marines, 1943-1945. Member Alumni Club University of Minnesota, Artist Equity (past president), Mid-American College Art Association (past president).
Married Roberta Bernice King, May 6.