Diploma, Pacific Northwest College of Art, 1958. Bachelor, Reed College, 1958. Master of Fine Arts, University Oregon, 1962.
Teacher, Seward (Alaska) Public Schools, 1959-1960; teaching assistant, University Oregon, Eugene, 1961-1962; instructor, University Arizona, Tucson, 1962-1965; research associate Lunar & Planetary Laboratory, University Arizona, Tucson, 1964-1975; assistant professor, Syracuse (New York) University, 1966-1970; instructor, Pima Community College, Tucson, 1970-1972; instructor, Linfield College, McMinnville, Oregon, 1975-1980; instructor, Chemeketa Community College, Salem, Oregon, 1976-1980; director, Rock Creek Experimental Station, Sheridan, Oregon, since 1973. Coordinator Art Program, Pima College, Tucson, 1970-1971.
President Willamina (Oregon) Sheridan Grand Ronde Kiwanis, 1984-1985.
Married Phyllis Irene Wilson, February 25, 1956. Children: Sage Russell, Theresa Dawn, Rosalind Ruth, Alys Renee.