Graduate, Philadelphia Museum College Art, 1949. Graduate, Tyler School Fine Arts, 1951.
Artist in residence, SOMPSEC, Brooklyn artist in residence, Board Education, New York City, 1969; professor arts and humanities, Western Michigan U., Kalamazoo, 1970-1990; professor emeritus, Western Michigan U., Kalamazoo, since 1991. Free lance artist, New York City, 1962-1969. Lecturer in field.
With United States Navy, 1944-1946, PTO. Member Kalamazoo Black Arts and Cultural Committee (consultant 1987—2005), Arts Council Greater Kalamazoo (creative artists grant 1990-2005).
Married Janice Barbara Goldberger, September 13, 1974. Children: Regina Lee, Patrick L. King.