Associate of Arts, American University, 1964. Bachelor, American University, 1969.
Staff artist, The Columbus (Ohio) Citizen, 1938-1943; advertising artist, S. Kann Sons, Washington, 1946-1947; advertising artist, Kal, Ehrlich & Merrick Advertising, Inc., Washington, 1947-1952; artist, illustrator, assistant art director Operations Research Office, Johns Hopkins University, Chevy Chase, Maryland., 1952-1963; publication art director, Research Analysis Corporation, McLean, Virginia, 1963-1967; visual and graphics manager, Research Analysis Corporation, McLean, Virginia, 1967-1972; visual and graphics manager, General Research Corporation, McLean, 1972; technical publications director, General Research Corporation, McLean, 1972-1976; visual director, Sys. Planning Corporation, Arlington, Virginia, 1976-1991. Consultant Sys. Planning Corporation, Arlington, 1991-1993.
Volunteer Media General Telethon, Cable and Fairfax (Virginia) County Council of Arts, 1993. T5 and staff sergeant United States Army, 1943-1945, European Theatre of Operations. Member National Watercolor Society, Fairfax Committee of 100, Kentucky Watercolor Society (exhibiting member), Virginia Watercolor Society, Pennsylvania Watercolor Society, Midwest Watercolor Society, Washington Watercolor Association (Vice-President 1960, 1st Place award 1988), Philadelphia Water Color Club, The Art League, Arts Council FairfaxCounty, Fairfax Art League Inc.
(board directors 1987-1993, vice president 1991, pres.1992, Best in Show award 1988).
Married R. Joan Strickland, June 30, 1956 (deceased December 1993). Children: Rena Gwen, Edwin Colt, Tobey Annual.