Bachelor of Arts Nebraska, 1948. Bachelor of Fine Arts, University Nebraska, 1948. Maestro de Bellas Artes, Escuela University de Bellas Artes, San Miguel de Allende, Mexico, 1949.
Postgraduate, University de Michoacan, Morelia, Mexico, 1953.
Assistant professor art, Bradley U., 1949-1955; assistant professor art, U. Hawaii, 1955-1956; assistant professor, Occidental College, 1955-1960; associate professor, Occidental College, 1960-1967; professor, Occidental College, 1967-1987; professor emeritus, Occidental College, since 1987.
Founder, president Carpinteria Creek Committee, 1989^. With United States Army, 1943-1946. Member American Civil Liberties Union, Phi Beta Kappa.
Married Margaret Helen Kuhlman, March 21, 1948. Children: Eric Pat, Fritz Gerald.