Bachelor, Fort Wright College, 1956. Master of Arts, University Colorado, 1960. Doctor of Philosophy, Indiana University, 1968.
Teacher public schools, Kahlotus, Moses Lake and Spokane, Washington, 1956—1960, Public television, 1960—1965, University Virginia, 1969, Southern Oregon College, 1969—1970. Director media services program Western Washington University, Bellingham, 1970—1976. Administrator, teacher Graduate School Indiana University, 1978—1980.
Freelance artist, author Spangle, Washington, since 1980. Lecturer on art, regional history, painting history themes. Feature writer Wheat Life Journal.
Member of Spokane Humane Society (life).