Bachelor of Science, University of Wisconsin, 1958; Master of Fine Arts in Painting and Printmaking, University of Wisconsin, 1966.
Teaching assistant, University of Wisconsin, 1965-1966;
art teacher grade 8, Winnequah Grade School, Monona, Wisconsin, 1966-1967;
instructor painting and drawing, Oper. Area Arts, Green Bay, Wisconsin, 1967-1969;
instructor printmaking, U. Georgia, Athens, 1969-1973;
instructor, U. Georgia, Athens, 1974-1978;
assistant professor, U. Georgia, Athens, 1978-1994;
professor, U. Georgia, Athens, since 1994;
Sandy Beaver professor, U. Georgia, Athens, since 1998;
represented by, Berman Gallery, Atlanta, 1986-1997;
represented by, Novus Inc., Atlanta, 1990-1998;
represented by, Maurine Littleton Gallery, Washington, 1990;
represented by, Miriam Perlman Gallery, Chicago, 1991;
represented by, EDL & Associations, Atlanta, 1994;
represented by, Elements of Art, Columbus, 1995. Wrestling coach Monona Grove (Wisconsin) H.S., 1966-1967.
Panelist Steinham Arts Festival St. Lawrence University, New York, 1987, Crossroads in Cultural Studies, Tampere, Finland, 1996. Head praparator Reflexes and Reflections Russell Rotunda Capitol Hill, Washington, 1983, Lincoln Center, New York City, 1984.
With United States Army, 1959-1963, Vietnam. Member Veterans of Foreign Wars, Military Order of the Purple Heart (Commander 1999-2000), Vietnam Helicopter Pilots Association.
Married Nina Marsh Civilette-Olsen, July 25, 1969. Children: Dayna Kim, Dawn Beth(deceased), Josh Keymar.