Student, Rhode Island School of Design, 1937. Student, Graphic Design, 1952. Certified, Shrivenham University, England, 1945.
Doctor of Fine Arts (honorary), Roger Williams University, 1987.
Graphic artist, Boston Symphony, 1947-1949;
graphic artist, Halladay, Inc., East Providence, 1953-1959;
graphic artist, Noyes Advertising Agency, Providence, 1959-1960;
designer and graphic creator, Hassenfeld Toy Company, Pawtucket, Rhode Island, 1960-1961;
art director, Cardono Advertising, Pawtucket, 1961-1963;
creative artist, Paramount Greeting Card Company, Pawtucket, 1963-1970;
graphic artist, teacher, Rhode Island College, Providence, 1973-1983. Board directors Rhode Island Heritage Hall of Fame, Providence. Director workshop Newport-Wickford Watercolor, Rhode Island, 1974-1989.
Instructor art Brown U., Providence, 1968-1975, also Narragansett Bay Campus Watercolor Workshop, U. Rhode Island.
Governments Art Committee, Providence, 1972-1974. Chairman Garden City Art Festival, Cranston, Rhode Island, 1963. Vice president East Greenwich Art Club, 1960.
With United States Army, 1942-1946. Member Philadelphia Watercolor Club, Providence Art Club (Florence Kane award1961), Rockport Art Association (James G. Geddes award 1974), Rhode Island Watercolor Society (numerous awards including Grumbacher gold medal, 1991), Cape Cod Art Association, Wickford Art Association.
Married Ruth Davis Crandall, October 21, 1950. 1 child, Nadine Jennifer Crooks Corona.