AB, City College of New York, 1918. Student, University Rome, 1922.
Instructor art, Townsend Harris High School, 1918-1935; assistant professor, City College of New York, 1935-1940; associate professor, City College of New York, 1940-1948; professor, department chairman art, City College of New York, from 1948; director planning and design of college, City College of New York, from 1945.
Fellow Royal Society Arts (London). Member College Art Association, Brooklyn Society Artists, Audubon Artists, American Association of University Professors, National Sculpture Society (Lindsey Morris prize 1963, James K. Hackett medal 1964), Phi Beta Kappa (chapter president 1965).
Son of Gregory and Emilia (Mainella) d'A. Married Rose Castaldo, July 5, 1924. Children: Gilbert, Philip.