Studied under, Wayman Adams, 1935. Studied under, Diego Rivera, 1936. Studied under, John Sloan, 1937.
Studied under, Fernand Leger, 1951.
Professor, artist-in-residence Auburn University, 1942-1977, professor emeritus, 1977-1992.
Served with United States Air Force, 1944-1945. Member Society of America Graphic Artists, Scarab, Omicron Delta Kappa, Phi Kappa Phi.
Son of; married Marjorie Tyre, December 24, 1961.