Student, Pratt Institute, 1937. Bachelor of Fine Arts, Washington University, St. Louis, 1948. Master of Fine Arts, University North Carolina, 1953.
Head department art, Salem College, 1949-1950; instructor art, Pratt Institute, 1950-1952; instructor art, Guilford College, Greensboro, 1952-1956; professor, department chairman art, U. Mississippi, 1957-1959; professor, department chairman art, Southern Illinois U., 1959-1961; director, New York Studio School, since 1967.
First lieutenant USSAF, 1940-1946. Member Artists Club.
Son of Leon Joseph and Jessie (Wooding) B. M. Carolyn Coker, 1943 (divorced 1959). 1 daughter, Isabella.
M. Grace L. Borgenicht, December 27, 1960.