Student, Washburn M.U., 1947. Student, Kansas City Art Institute, 1949. Student, Ringling School Art, 1950.
Student, Art Center College, 1954. Student, Chounard Art Institute, 1955. Student, University of California at Los Angeles, 1966.
Partner, illustrator Advertising Illustrators, Pasadena, California, 1954-1960. Owner, art director Ron Grauer Studio, Pasadena and Los Angeles, 1960-1965. Painter Ron Grauer Gallery, Carmel, 1970—1977.
Pres, creative director Grauer and Fingerote Advertising, 1977—1984.
Chairman Monterey County Fair Art Exhibit, 1975. Member Carmel Art Association (board directors 1983-1985), Oil Painters American, Quiet Birdmen.
Married Le Moyne College W. Schaufel, June 2, 1952 (divorced 1983). 1 child, Mark Elliot. Married Carole Anne Ball Minou, December 26, 1984 (divorced 1987).
Married Lois Eileen Johnson, February 3, 2001.