Diploma in painting, Akademie van Beeldende Kunst, The Hague, Netherlands, 1945-1946; diploma in painting, Académie Royale des Beaux-Arts, Brussels, 1946-1949; diploma in painting, National Hoger Instituut van Schoone Kunsten, Antwerp, Belgium, 1949-1950.
Instructor University British Columbia, Vancouver, 1953—1962. Teacher summer school Banff Center School Fine Arts University Calgary, 1953—1975. Artist-in-residence Art Institute Chicago, 1962-1969, associate professor, 1966—1969.
Teacher North Shore Art League, Winnetka, Illinois, 1963-1969. Adjunct faculty member Roosevelt University, Chicago, 1965-1967. Professor fine arts, department founder Haverford College, Pennsylvania, 1969—2000, emeritus professor fine arts, since 2000, visiting professor general programs, 2002—2005.
Humanitites fellow Medical College Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, 1981—1988, adjunct faculty member humanities, 1982—1985, adjunct faculty member department radiology, 1985—1990. Adjunct faculty member New School Music, 1982—1985, School Medicine University Pennsylvania, 1986—1998.
Member Association Villard de Honnecourt for the Interdisciplanary Study of Medieval Technology, Science and Art (co-founder, president 1984-1990, member board directors 1984-1992, 94—), Sociètè archèologique d'Eure-et-Loir, College of Physicians (executive committee section arts-medicine since 1995).
Married Françoise André, December 9, 1950 (divorced July 1981). Children: Charles François, Marc Alexandre, Daniel John. Married Marie-Thérèse Zenner, November 9, 1984.