Bachelor Journalism, University Missouri, Columbia, 1948. Master of Arts, University Missouri, Columbia, 1949. Postgraduate, Ecole Superieure Beaux Arts, Paris, 1951.
Postgraduate, Ecole de la Grande Chaumiere, Paris, 1952.
Art director National Cathedral, Washington, 1951. Chair art department Lake Erie College, Painesville, Ohio, 1952-1969. Exchange advisor Ecole des Beaux Arts, Nice, France, 1962.
Director study center University Caen, France, 1968. Chair art department Cleveland State University, 1970-1976, California State University Stanislaus, Turlock, 1976-1995, professor emeritus, since 1997. President, owner Winsu Productions, Santa Barbara, California, since 1982.
With United States Army, 1942-1947, European Theatre of Operations.
President New Organization for Visual Arts, Cleveland, 1974, Turlock Arts Commission, 1978-1980. Carpinteria Valley Arts Association, since 2002. Fellow International Institute Arts and Letters (life).
Member Turlock City Arts Commission.
Married Susan Cutler Kelley. Children: Chaunda McGee Wild, Lindsay McGee Tellefson.