Born in Austin, Nevada. Painter, printmaker, architect, illustrator, writer, lecturer and teacher. Studied at the San Francisco Institute of Art and the Art Students' League, New York. Member of the California Society of Etchers and Carmel Art Association. professor of Design at Stanford University and director of the University's Museum of Fine Art. Director of the School of Design at the San Francisco Art Institute and held the position of Director of the Institute in 1914-16.