Bachelor, Brooklyn College, 1939; Master of Fine Arts, New York University, 1965; Doctor of Philosophy, New York University, 1970.
Senior research scientist curriculum development for creative arts New York University School Education. Adjunct professor art De Anza College, California. Professor art Southern Connecticut College.
Docent in great literature Bridgeport (Connecticut) Engineering Institute. Professor art and art history Western Connecticut College. Panelist, speaker in field.
Director urban evaluation and planning program at Harlem School, American Institute of Architects. Member Rocky Neck Art Association (annual demonstrations), Mechanics Institute Chess Club, Commonwealth Club, Sierra Club.
Married Lester S. Pearlman, June 18, 1939 (deceased 1992). Children: Leslie Ellen, Austin Cecil, Lise Ann, Jared Salom, Justin Dana.