Bachelor, University Hawaii, 1973. Master of Arts, University Michigan, 1977. Postgraduate, University Michigan, 1978.
Lecturer, editor, National Palace Museum, Taipei, Taiwan, 1971-1972;
curatorial associate, Fogg Art Museum, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1980-1982;
assistant curator, Fogg Art Museum, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1982-1983;
curator Asian arts, St. Louis Art Museum, since 1983. Secretary commission board commissioner St. Louis Art Museum, 1991-1993. Visiting Washington University, St. Louis, since 1990.
Consultant and contributor Getty Art History Information Program, 1993-1996.
Board of directors World Affairs Council St. Louis, 1984-1986, Nanjing-St. Louis Sister Cities, 1989-1990. Delegate Chinese painting historians to People's Republic China, 1980. Member Asian Art Society Washington University (board directors since 1983).
Married Diana Lee Wong, August 29, 1971. Children: Christopher Mark, Todd Alexander.