Bachelor of Fine Arts, University Kansas, 1947. Master of Arts, Ohio Wesleyan University, 1949.
Teaching fellow, Ohio Wesleyan University, Delaware, 1947-1949; assistant professor art, Wichita (Kansas) Municipal U., 1949-1957; associate professor art, Wichita State University, 1958-1966; professor art, Wichita State University, 1967-1968; professor and acting chairman, Wichita State University, 1969; professor, department chairman art, Wichita State University, 1970; assistant dean division art, Wichita State University, 1971-1984; professor, assistant dean emeritus, Wichita State University, since 1984.
Chairman bdlg. committee McKnight Art Center, Wichita, 1974. Ex-officio member Wichita Art Museum, Wichita Art Association. Advisory council Kansas Cultural Arts Commission, Topeka, 1969, 75.
Sergeant C.E. United States Army, 1942-1945. Member Srs. in Retirement, Chisholm Trail Antique Gun Association (life), Wichita Art Association (advisory board), Wichita Artist Guild (past president, board directors), Kansas Watercolor Society (charter), Kansas Academy Oil Painters (charter), National Association Museum, National Cowboy Hall of Fame, Sigma Alpha Epsilon.
Married Barbara Jane Meyer, December 23, 1948. Children: Kathryn Ann Kiskadden McMurray, Jayne Ann Kiskadden Bechtel.