Certified, Pratt Institute Art School, 1942. Bachelor, Oklahoma City University, 1951. Master of Arts, University Tulsa, 1957.
Master of Fine Arts, Instituto Allende, San Miguel De Allende, Guanajato, Mexico, 1969.
Artist, various business firms, Oklahoma City, Tulsa, 1945-1955;
art instructor, Southern Illinois U., 1955-1959;
assistant dean, Columbus (Ohio) College Art, 1959-1960;
assistant professor, Louisiana Polytechnic Institute, Ruston, 1960-1961;
assistant professor, East central State University, Edmond, Oklahoma, 1961-1965;
associate professor, Northeast Missouri State University, Kirksville, 1965-1972;
artist, El Paso, Oklahoma City, 1972-1976;
illustrator, Department Army, United States Civil Svc., Fort Sill, Oklahoma, APG, Aberdeen, Maryland., 1976-1981;
artist, Aberdeen, since 1981. Advisor governments Council for Cultural Development, State of Oklahoma, 1963-1965. Member of faculty senate N.E. Missouri State University, 1970-1972.
President El Paso WatercolorGuild, 1972-1974. Co-director Art Guild Maryland, 1983-1985.
Co-director Aberdeen Appearance and Preservation committee, 1983-1984. With United States Army 1942-1945. Member East Coast Artists Cooperative, Baltimore Watercolor Society, Masons.
Married Oma Jean Haley, March 29, 1947 (divorced 1963). Children: Teresa Ann, Shelby Kim. Married Sara Frances Purdy, July 25, 1981.
1 child, Elizabeth Lee. 1 stepchild, David Dixon.