Bachelor, San Francisco State University, 1950; Master of Arts, San Francisco State University, 1951; Doctor of Philosophy, Ohio State University, 1957.
Assistant professor art, San Francisco State University, 1951-1953; assistant professor, Antioch (Ohio) College, 1956-1958; assistant professor art, Tyler School Art, Temple University, Philadelphia, 1961-1964; assistant professor art, Tyler School Art, Temple University (Italy campus), Rome, 1968-1970; professor art, Scripps College, Claremont, California, since 1966; chairman art department, Scripps College, 1971-1973; visiting professor, State University of New York, 1981; faculty member, Skowhegan School Painting and Sculpture, Maine., summers 1973-1974.
Fellow American Academy in Rome. Member National Academy of Design, NAS, Sculptors Guild, National Sculpture Society.
Children: Aviva, Liana, Anabelle.