Bachelor, Iowa Wesleyan College, 1955. Postgraduate, University Iowa, 1955. Postgraduate, Wichita Art Association, 1956.
Master of Arts, Wichita State University, 1959. Doctor of Fine Arts (honorary), Washington and Jefferson College, 1997.
Art and craft teacher, Horace Mann School, Wichita, Kansas, 1955-1963;
ceramics teacher, Wichita State University, 1962;
art teacher, West Liberty State College, West Liberty, West Virginia, 1963-1966;
chairman art department, Washington and Jefferson College, Washington, Pennsylvania, 1966-1997. Chairman Washington and Jefferson Painting Show, Washington, Pennsylvania, 1968-1997. Director Olin Fine Arts Gallery, Washington, Pennsylvania, 1982-1997.
President Wichita Artist Guild, 1961-1962, Washington County Arts Council, Washington, Pennsylvania, 1969-1972.
Member American Institute Conservation and Restoration of Works of Art, Washington County History Society, Malcolm Parcell Foundation M C.
Children: Adam M., Sheldon B., Karma L., Elsa L.