Bachelor, Carleton College, Northfield, Minnesota, 1949. Master of Arts, University New Mexico, 1951.
Arts supervisor Billing Public Schools, 1957-1967. Professor art Rocky Mount College, Billings, 1967-1987, academy dean, 1985-1986. Artist, since 1965.
Board directors Western Heritage Center, Billings, 1982-1991. Member Montana Arts Council, Helena, 1977-1982, 1997-2002. With infantry Army of the United States, 1943-1946, European Theatre of Operations.
Married Berta Frances McPike, June 16, 1948. Children: James, Barbara, Judith, Bruce.