Bachelor of Fine Arts, Wichita State University, 1963; British Aerospace, Wichita State University, 1963; Master of Fine Arts, Wichita State University, 1965.
Assistant professor, U. South Dakot, Springfield, 1966-1971; associate professor, South Dakot State University, Brookings, 1971-1977; professor, West Texas State University, Canyon, 1977-1988; professor, Arkansas State University, Jonesboro, since 1988.
Board of directors Amarillo (Texas) Art Center, 1978-1983. Member Jonesboro Chamber of Commerce (bike lane committee since 1991).
Married Pamela K. Shelden, August 14, 1965. Children: Erin E., Eric L.