Student, Colorado College, 1939—1940. Student, Cleveland Art School, 1940—1942. Student, Columbia University, 1946—1948.
Student, Skowhegan School, 1947. Student, Skowhegan School, 1948.
Instructor, Notre Dame Maryland, Baltimore, 1950-1956; instructor, Cooper Union, New York City, 1956-1959, 60-65; visiting artist, University of California, Berkeley, 1959; instructor, New York Studio School, New York City, 1964-1969, 85—; instructor, Yale University, Hew Haven, 1989; professor, Queens College, New York City, 1965-1986.
Served with United States Army Air Force, 1942-1946. Member National Academy of Design, College Art Association.
Married Barbara Grossman, June 23, 1967. Children: Marion, Nicole.