Student, Central College, Chicago, 1937; student, The Art Institute of Chicago of Chicago, 1936; student, Northwestern University, Chicago, 1939; student, Arizona State University, 1972; student, American Academy Art, 1937.
Partner, Hobbs Rosenthal Studios, Chicago, 1935-1940; partner, Metcalf Engravers, Chicago, 1940-1953; owner, Metcalf Printers, Inc., Itasca, Illinois, 1954-1968; owner, Pro/Ad Inc., Itasca, 1960-1968; private artist/teacher of papermaking, Scottsdale, Arizona, since 1968. Teacher Shemer Art Center, Phoenix, since 1980, Guild School of Art, Phoenix, since 1980. Conductor seminars and workshops in field.
Founder Inner City Art Program, Phoenix, 1989, Guild School of Art, Phoenix, 1988. Member Arizona Artists Guild, Arizona Watercolor Association, Northern Arizona Watercolor Association, Scottsdale Artists League, Itasca Athletic Association (founder).
Married Joyce Mary La Rocca, August 5, 1944. Children: John, James.