Graduate Massachusetts Normal Art School, Boston, 1892, School of Drawing and Painting, Museum Fine Arts, Boston, 1895.
Has exhibited at Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts, Worcester Academy of Fine Arts, Boston Art Club, Philadelphia Art Club, Cincinnati Art Museum, St. Louis Museum, Detroit Museum, Corcoran Gallery, Brooklyn Institute, National Academy Design, International Exhibition American Numismatic Society, International Exhibition of Ghent, Chicago Norske Klub. Has painted portraits of many prominent persons in America and in foreign countries. Professor of painting, Cornell University since 1900. Honorary member Central New York Chapter American International Assurance. Member Gargoyle Society, Cornell Chapter of Phi Kappa Phi. Pi Kappa Alpha.
Member Central New York Chapter American International Assurance. Member Gargoyle Society, Cornell Chapter of Phi Kappa Phi. Pi Kappa Alpha.; Club: Cornell University (New York Represented by works in Amherst College, Cornell University, University of Michigan, Kimball Library, Vermont, and other schools and instns.
Married Nikoline B. Berntsen, June 26, 1895 (died July 22, 1925).; married second, Inga Lohne, October 23, 1926. Children: Gertrude Nikoline, Karen Andrea (Mistress Paul F. Rhines), Erling Bernhard, Olaf Arnliot, Arnliot Roald.