Student, Kendall School Design, Grand Rapids, 1935-1936; student, Kansas City The Art Institute of Chicago, 1938-1940.
Instructor, Kendall School Design, Grand Rapids, 1956-1985.
Fellow Society Western Artists (1st prize graphics). Member American Watercolor Society, Society of America Graphic Artists, Michigan Academy of Sciences, Arts and Letters, American Artists Professional League (Gold medal 1958), Audubon Artists, Allied Artists American (Rothschild prize), Art League Long Island, Watercolor Society Alabama, Knickerbocker Artists, Silvermine Guild Artists., Print Club, Water Color Club, Arts Club, Torch Club.
Married Ilse Eerdmans, June 6, 1944. Children: Reynold Junior, Carla, Paula.