Bachelor of Fine Arts, Yale University, New Haven, 1951. Master of Fine Arts, University Southern California, Los Angeles, 1952.
Art teacher Young Men’s Christian Association, New Haven, 1947, William S. Hart Junior and Senior High School, Newhall, California, 1954—1956. Stained glass artist Cummings Studios, San Francisco, 1956—1958. Art teacher McKinley Junior High School, Redwood City, 1958—1960, Castro Junior High School, San Jose, 1960—1979, Civic Arts, Walnut Creek, 1994—2008.
Portrait and finger painting artist, teacher San Jose, San Francisco, since 1979, Asilomar Pacific Grove, since 1979. Instructor art College Notre Dame, Belmont, California, 1955-1960, San Jose City College, 1961-1962, 1967-1971, Notre Dame Novitiate, Saratoga, 1961, 1976-1979, University California, Santa Cruz, 1978-1981. Art consultant Moreland School District, Campbell, California, 1979-1980.
Instructor nationwide workshops, California, Colorado, Florida, Kansas, Massachusetts, Nebraska, Nevada, New Mexico, New York, Oregon, South Carolina, Vermont, Washington, Wisconsin, Mexico, since 1980. Presenter guest portrait demonstrations to numerous art associations and clubs, Pastel Society Oregon, San Francisco area including Commonwealth Club of California, 1992, Academy of Art University, 1998, G-40 chapter Prime Timers, 2002, Los Gatos Art Association, California, Pinole Artisans, California, Alameda Art Association, California and others. Juror several art exhibition awards.
Corporal Field Artillery United States Army, 1943-1946.
Corporal United States Army, 1943-1946. Member Pastel Society of America (master pastellist), Pastel Society West Coast (advisor, Best of Show 1988, Pastel Laureate award 2004), Society Western Artists (trustee 1989-1997, Best of Show 1982, 85, 90, Best Portrait award 1984, Best of Show National Open Exhibition 1999, Beat of Show 2010).
Married Delia Marie Paz, November 27, 1952. Children: Mark, Elizabeth, Catherine.