Bachelor of Fine Arts, University Illinois, 1948. Master of Fine Arts, University Illinois, 1953. Master of Public Administration, Art Center College Design, Los Angeles, 1952.
Instructor art University Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, 1949-1951, assistant professor, 1951-1957, associate professor, 1957-1963, professor, 1963-1984, professor emeritus, since 1984, in charge curriculum in graphic design, 1960-1982. Associate Center for Advanced Study, 1975-1976.
Served with Signal Corps United States Army, 1943-1946, PTO. Member Campbell House Artists, Moore County Arts Council, The Light Factory (Charlotte).
Married Ruth King, March 11, 1944. Children: Nancy Carolyn, Leslie Kay.