Student, Cleveland Institute Art, 1964—1966.
Artist American Greetings, 1959-1961, art director, 1961-1968. Artist Federman, Adams & Collipy Design Studio, 1961. With Buzza Cardozo Corporation, California, 1968.
Founder California Graphics Design Studio, since 1971. Public Graybear Public, Sebastopol, California, since 1992. Selected as one of 5 artists to paint for book The Waterhole, South Africa, 1992.
With United States Marine Corps, 1958-1964. Member National Watercolor Society (board directors, 1st vice president, top award 1970), American Watercolor Society (2 awards 1967, award 1974),, Society Animal Artists (award of excellence 1979, 86, 87, 88), Knickerbocker Artists (signature).
Married Marianne Louise Lyngso, July 5, 1958 (divorced 1967). Children, Morten Edward Junior, Eric Edward Collander. Married Marcia Louise Cox, 1967 (div 1971).
1 child, Scott Christopher. Married Lynda Suzanne Reinhart, 1971 (divorced). 1 child, Brandalyn Michelle.
Married Theresa Lee Lynch, June 25, 1977. Children: Monet Lorraine, Tauna Elizabeth.