Certified, Cooper Union, 1961; Bachelor of Fine Arts, Yale University, 1962; Master of Fine Arts, Yale University, 1968.
Director visual studies program Hopkins Center, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, 1965-1966. Assistant professor art Hopkins Center, Darmouth College, 1966-1974. Associate professor Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, 1983-1994.
Professor Rhode Island School of Design, 1994—2005, professor emeritus, since 2005. Adjustment lecturer Hunter College City University of New York, 1973, adjunct professor, visiting artist Pahlavi University, Shiraz Iran, 1978, visiting artist University Edinburgh, Scotland, Edinburgh International Arts Festival, 1973, Kansas City Art Institute, Art Institute Chicago, Ohio State University, 1986, Carnegie Mellon University, 1987, Moscow State University, 1991, Arizona State University, 1995. Fine arts advisor Institute for International Education.
Member United States Art in Space team, met with Soviet Artists Union team, Moscow, 1990. Owner, artistic director GAS-523 project to fly aboard National Aeronautics and Space Administration Space Shuttle. Arts advisor International Association Astronautics.
Executor first bacteria based living paintings, Rich Biology Laboratories Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2001.
Children: Annelise, Jonathan Resor.