Student, Woodstock School Painting, 1939. Student painting, New School Social Research. Student painting, Art Students League.
Bachelor, New York State College Teachers, 1940. Student Chinese calligraphy, painting, Zhejiang Academy Fine Arts, Hangzhou, Peoples Republic China, 1987. Studied painting with Judson Smith, Stuart Davis, Yasuo Kuniyoshi, Julian Levi.
Doctor of Humane Letters (honorary), State University of New York, Albany, 1996.
Teacher English, dramatics Cornwall High School, New York, 1940-1943. Library assistant New York Public Library, 1943-1949. Teacher puppetry extra-mural department University College West Indies, Jamaica, British West Indies, 1953.
Teacher workshop on picture book University Minnesota-Split Rock Arts Program, Duluth, 1986, workshop on Chinese brush painting Oriental Brush Artists Guild, 1988. Sponsor Chinese landscape painting workshops with Zhuo HeJun, 1988-1989. Sponsored workshops Chinese caligraphy with A. Wang Dong Ling, 1989-1990, 92.
Invited speaker exhibition illustrations, Japan, 1990, 94.
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Born July 13, 1918
1940 - 1943
1943 - 1949
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