He received a BFA degree in music in 1943.
Since 1961 he has been self-employed. From 1960 to 1963 he was a photographer for the Ford Foundation Education Project in Colorado, and from 1951 to 1961 a photographer and assistant curator for the Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center. Prior to 1951 Wood worked as a pianist (until 1947) and freelance photographer.
n addition, Wood’s photography was highlighted in Deborah Edge Abele’s The West-side, and Introduction to its History and Architecture (1983) and Christine Taylor Patterson’s O’Keeffe at Abiquiu (1995). Since 1991, the Pikes Peak Library District’s Special Collections has been the home of the Myron Wood Collection, which includes Myron’s negatives, prints, and papers.
He was a member of ASMP from 1962 to 1966, and the Musicians Union from 1947 to 1950.