Student, Art Students League, New York City, 1953; student, Brooklyn Museum School, 1955-1956; B. Professional Services, Empire State College, 1980.
Instructor painting and graphics Whitney Museum Art, New York City, 1967-1976. Instructor painting Ceda Project, 1978-1980. Artist in residence Smithsonian Conference Center, Elkridge, Maryland, 1967, Cite des Arts International, Paris, 1978, 1999.
Participant 2d World Black and African Festival Arts and Culture, Lagos, Nigeria, 1977. Commissions include Impressions: Our World Portfolio of Prints, 1974, mural at Boys and Girls High School, Brooklyn, 1976, mural for Tremont/Crotona Social Service Center Human Resources Administration and Comprehensive Employment Training Act Project, New York City, 1980, mural for Oberia D. Dempsey Multi-Svc. Center for Center Harlem, Department Cultural Affairs, New York City, 1988, 2 murals for 116 St. Station, New York City Metropolitan Transit Authority, Portrait of Reginald F. Lewis, Harvard University, Cambridge.
Film tapes and videos include Bernie Casey: Black Dimensions in Contemporary American Art, Carnation Company, Los Angeles, 1971, Tee Collins, Barbara Cobb: The First Water, Theatre Eleven, 1977, Robert Fassbinder: The Creative Pulse of Afro-American Culture, WTVG, New Jersey, 1978, Bearden Plays Bearden, Third World Cinema, 1980, Works on Paper, Storefront Museum/Paul Robeson Theatre, Jamaica, New York, 1981. Host bi-weekly program, discussions with 45 activists WBAI-FM Radio.
(Folklore stories from Africa.)
Served with United States Army, 1948-1949. Member National Conference Artists.
Married Cynthia I. Linton, July 15, 1972.