Bachelor of Fine Arts, University of Arts, Philadelphia, 1960; Master of Fine Arts, University of Pennsylvania, 1961.
Instructor, Philadelphia Museum College Art, 1956-1960; chair art department, Hill School, Pottstown, Pennsylvania, 1961-1965; chair art department, Athenian School, Danville, California, 1966-1971; lecturer, professor art, California College of Arts and Crafts, Oakland, 1969-1971; director summer program, The Art Institute of Chicago, Cuernavaca, Mexico, 1968-1971; principal, Carmine DeVivi Gallery, Danville, since 1972. Art appraiser, consultant.
Founder, participant annual Christmas tree lighting ceremony Town of Danville, since 1979. Member fine arts fundraising committee San Ramon Valley High School, Danville, 1986, presenter DeVivi award to art students, 1987-1990. Staff sergeant United States Air Force, 1950-1954.
Married Patricia J. Dolecki. 1 child, Skye Patricia.