Bachelor of Fine Arts, The Art Institute of Chicago Chicago, 1950; Master of Fine Arts, The Art Institute of Chicago Chicago, 1950; Bachelor in Art, The Art Institute of Chicago Chicago, 1951.
Artist, Army Occupation Specialty, Camp Robinson, Arkansas, 1945; instructor art, American Academy Art, Chicago, 1946-1948; instructor art, East High School, Sioux City, Iowa., 1951-1954; head art department, Morningside College, Sioux City, Iowa., 1954-1970; professor art history, Stout State University, Menomonie, Wisconsin, 1970-1973; professor art history, painting, Iowa State University, Ames, 1973-1988; artist, Ames, since 1997. Instructor art Octagon, Ames, since 1986, board directors. Professor art history College Srs., Ames, since 1993.
President, board directors Sioux City Art Group, 1954-1970. Founding member Ames Art Group, since 1996. Member National Retired Teachers Association, Society for Study of Palladio in American, People for American Way, College Art Association, Senior Coalition, Sierra Club.
Married Ellen Louise Dollaske, October 11, 1947. Children: Arian, Ezell, Leesha, Melissa.