Bachelor of Science in Housing and Interior Design, University of Missouri, Columbia, 1974. Master of Arts, University of Missouri, Columbia, 1978.
Teacher Fletcher High School, Jacksonville, 1951-1957. Director Jacksonville Art Museum, 1957-1964, 69-75, Tampa (Florida) Art Institute, 1964-1967, Mint Museum Art, Charlotte, 1967-1969, Hollywood (Florida) Art & Culture Center, 1975-1977. Art dealer Russell B. Hicken, Fine Arts Ltd., Tampa, Miami, 1977—2003.
Senior consultant Koger Gallery and Gardens, Jacksonville, 1999-2003.
Member Bakehouse Art Center, Miami, since 1996, Sesquicentennial Commission, Jacksonville, 1972. With United States Army, 1944-1946, European Theatre of Operations. Member American Association Museum, Southeast Museum Conference (president 1969-1970, AAM representative 1970-1976).
Married Margot Louise Ward, April 14, 1978.