Art worked from bench engineer to general manger of a research establishment for thirty-two years in industry. He taught electrical engineering at the University of Southern California and Cal Poly for thirteen years after leaving industry. He formed his own consulting engineering company, which operated for thirty-four years. His career involved development of FM radio, television, guided missiles, aircraft radio, high-voltage power transmission, and solar power systems and components. He holds twelve patents: ten, United States; one, Germany; and one, Australia.