Bachelor of Fine Arts, Rhode Island School Design, 1950. Bachelor of Fine Arts, Yale University, 1951. Master of Fine Arts, Yale University, 1952.
Instructor to associate professor painting and drawing Rhode Island School Design, Providence, 1952-1969, chairman graduate studies, 1958-1960, dean students, 1960-1961. Dean Cleveland Institute Art, 1969-1974. Director, professor School Art, U. Manitoba, Winnipeg, Canada, 1974-1982.
Director Pacific Northwest College Art, Portland, Oregon, 1982-1983.
Professor Hartford Art School, U. Hartford, Connecticut, 1983-1988, dean, 1983-1986. Freelance artist, 1988.
Exhibited group shows Rhode Island Annual (recipient 1st prize award 1952), Providence Art Club Annual (recipient 1st prize award 1953,54, 55, 57), Newport Annual (recipient 1st prize 1959), Boston Arts Festival, 1958, Shippee Gallery, New York City, 1985, Joseloft Gallery U. Hartford, 1992. One-man shows include.
U. Manitoba, 1980, Thomas Gallery, 1980, Melnyschenko Gallery, Winnipeg, 1981, Movie House Studio Gallery, Millerton, New York, 1992.
Represented in collections Agnes Gund, Junior Chamber of Commerce, National Museum Israel, Rhode Island School Design Museum, Portland Art Museum, Connecticut Bank and Trust Company, Northeast Savings, Hartford, Corporation Headquarters Otis Elevator Corporation, Farmington, Connecticut, Bank of New England, Boston, Shawmut Bank, Hartford, Aetna Insurance, Hartford, Government of Manitoba, Canada, Governor"s College of Connecticut Artists, Prize Winning Oil Paintings, 1960.
Member Connecticut Watercolor Society, Lyme Art Association.
Married Marian Valle, August 14, 1948. Children: Alfred Emil, Paul Forrester, Eric Valdemar, Eugenie Bauer. Married Jeanne Baker, December 18, 1966.
Children: Stephen Drake, Rosamond Swan.