Student, Emory University, summer 1952; student, University Rome, summer 1953; student, Georgia State College Business Administration, Atlanta, since 1953, summer 1956; Bachelor of Fine Arts, Atlanta The Art Institute of Chicago, 1955; Bachelor of Arts, Univercity Georgia, 1958; Master of Fine Arts, U. Georgia, 1959.
Instructor art and art history, Park College, Parkville, Missouri, 1960-1961;
director exhibitions, instructor art history, Kansas Missouri The Art Institute of Chicago, 1959-1964;
curator study collections, assistant professor art, Kansas Missouri The Art Institute of Chicago, 1964-1965;
coordinator basic courses department art, assistant professor art, U. Georgia, Athens, 1965-1967;
curator, Georgia Museum Art
associate professor art, Georgia Museum Art, 1967-1969;
director, Georgia Museum Art
associate professor, Georgia Museum Art, 1969-1980;
professor, Georgia Museum Art, since 1997. Lecturer Boston, Los Angeles, New Orleans, San Antonio, Memphis, Birmingham. Chairman visual arts review panel Georgia Council for Arts and Humanities, 1976-1977.
Vice president Arts Festival Atlanta, 1982, 84, 85, trustee, 1982-1993. Guest artist Arts Festival Atlanta, 1987. Member parents council Randolph-Macon Woman's College, Lynchburg, Virginia, 1986-1987.
Member American Federation Arts (trustee 1969-1981), College Art Association, American Association Museums (council 1981), Lovis Corinth Memorial Foundation, Georgia Alliance Arts Education (director 1975-1977), Phi Kappa Phi.
Married Dorothy Hefling, September 2, 1962. Children: Sarah Elizabeth, Barbara Susan, Dorothy Annual.