Bachelor of Fine Arts, University Alabama, 1948. Master of Arts in Fine Arts, University Alabama, 1950. Student, Hans Hofmann School Art, New York City, 1955.
Doctor of Education, Columbia University, New York City, 1972.
Graduate assistant University Alabama, Tuscaloosa, 1949-1950. Assistant professor N. Alabama University, 1950-1952. Artist Douglas Aircraft Inc., Los Angeles, 1952-1953.
Professor, chairman department art Wagner College, New York City, 1953-1969. Head professor art Auburn (Alabama) University, 1969-1970. Professor, chairman department art University New Orleans, 1970-1992, professor emeritus, since 1992.
Art director Good Health magazine, l953-57, Electronic Design magazine, l954-58. Professor art Innsbruck (Austria) University, l985.
Trustee New Orleans Museum Art, 1973-1979. Served with United States Army Air Force, 1943-1945. Member College Art Association American, American Association of University Professors, Southeast College Art Association, New Orleans Museum Art Association (trustee 1973-1979).
Married Bobbye Davis, August 7, 1949 (divorced 1954). 1 child, Chris; married Carolyn McCurdy, 1956. Children: Sherry, Steve, Melissa.