Student, Howard College, summer 1915; pupil of Wayman Adams, summers 1937-1940.
Portrait painter, from 1930; teacher, small art group, Birmingham, 1932-1933; teacher, public schools, Jefferson County and Birmingham teacher, studio, New York City, 1940-1950.
Member Teachers Council Jefferson County (president), Birmingham Teachers Association (president). Southern States Art Association (board directors 1938), Panama City Art Association.
Married January 19, 1913. 1 child, Jane (Mistress Mandeville C. Smith).