Bachelor of Science in Education, Utah State University, 1943. Master of Fine Arts, U Iowa, 1949.
May 1996); children— Vaughn Warren, Michael Alma, Annette, Pauline, DouglasGeorge, Craig Aaron, Robert Kevin. Assistant professor art Utah State University, Logan, 1949-1954. Visiting instructor Salt Lake Art Center, Utah, 1952-1953.
Professor art and education Brigham Young University, Provo, Utah, 1954-1983.
Retired, 1983 visiting lecturer ceramics University of California, Davis, 1968. Fellow in residence Huntington Hartford Foundation, Pacific Palisades, California, 1960-1961.
Visiting instructor Pioneer Crafthouse, Salt Lake City, 1969-1970. One-man shows of paintingsand/or sculpture include: Salt Lake Art Center, 1951, Yakima Valley College, 1962, University of California at Los Angeles, 1962, Montana State University, Bozeman, 1963, Stanford University, 1963, Washington State University, Pullman, 1964, Central Washington State College, Ellensburg, 1964, Nevada Southern University, Las Vegas, 1967, Ricks College, Rexburg, Idaho, 1976, 80, Brigham Young University, Provo, Utah, 1970, 75, 79, 82, retrospective retirement exhibition of sculpture, ceramics and paintings, 1983.
Group shows include: Denver Art Museum, 1951, Colorado Springs (Colorado) Fine Arts Center, 1951, Santa Fe Art Museum, 1953, Madison Square Gardens, New York City, 1958, Wichita Art Center, 1960, Ceramic Conjunction Invitational, Glendale, California, 1973.
Represented in permanent collections: Utah State Institute Fine Arts Salt Lake City, Utah State University, Logan, Utah State Fair Association, Utah Dixie College, Saint George, College Southern Utah, CedarCity, Brigham Young University, also numerous private collections. Assistant district commissioner Boy Scouts American, 1975-1980. Counselor in Ward Bishopric, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 1981-1983.
Served The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Mission, Nauvoo, Illinois, 1984-1985.
Assistant district commissioner Boy Scouts America, 1975—1980. Counselor Ward Bishopric Church Jesus Christ Latter-day Saints, 1981—1983. Scoutmaster, 1954—1975.
Married Donna Myrle VanWagenen, December 22, 1948 (deceased May 1996). Children: Vaughn Warren, Michael Alma, Annette, Pauline, Douglas George, Craig Aaron, Robert Kevin.