Bachelor of Science in education, Illinois State University, 1957. Master of Science in art education, Illinois Institute of Technology, 1967.
Chairman art department Farragut High School, Chicago, 1958—1961. Art teacher Toleston Junior High School, Gary, 1961—1962, Skiles Junior High School, Evanston, 1962—1966. Fine arts team leader Martin Luther King Laboratory School, 1966—1979.
Chairman fine arts department Evanston District 65 School, 1975—1987. Director, instructor Art Unlimited Studio School of Art for Children, 1968—1998. President advisory board Evanston's Children's Museum, 1977—1983.
Consultant Evanston Arts Council, 1979—1982, Evanston Arts Festival, 1986—1990. With United States Army, 1957-1958, Alaska.
Member of National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, Chamber of Commerce, Lions Club.
Married Dorothy Patricia Thibodeaux, November 8, 1958. Children: Cydney, Courtney, Casey.