Student, Cooper Union, 1949-1952; Bachelor of Fine Arts, Yale University, 1956; Master of Fine Arts, Yale University, 1958.
Assistant professor art, Boston University, 1957-1960; president, creative director, Sage Advertising, Inc., Brookline, Massachusetts, 1960-1965; freelance designer, design consultant, since 1965; professor design, chairman design department, Massachusetts College Art, Boston, 1960-1970; professor art and design, Hampshire College, Amherst, Massachusetts, 1970-1984; professor art and design, U. Connecticut, Storrs, since 1984.
Trustee Unitarian Society, Northampton, 1974-1976. Member New England Contemporary Artists (chairman 1963-1967).
Married Margaret Franklin, November 19, 1951. Children: Arthur, Carolyn Hoener Franklin, Irene Hoener Stuart, Donna Hoener Walsh, Virginia Hoener Hunt.