Licenciate in Law, University Barcelona, 1936. Doctor of Laws, University Havana, 1938. Doctor in Social, Political and Economic Sciences, University Havana, 1949.
Master of Fine Arts, National School Fine Arts, Havana, 1943.
Professor, School Fine Arts, Santiago de Cuba, 1945-1960; Professor, National School Fine Arts, Havana, 1960-1962; lecturer, Columbia University, New York City, 1962-1963; instructor, Brooklyn Museum Art School, New York City, 1962-1985; professor, St. Peter's College, Jersey City, 1967-1996. Assistant director culture Ministry Education, Havana, 1959-1960.
Board of directors Cintas Foundation, New York City. Member American Association of University Professors, College Art Association American.
Son of Daniel Serra and Eloisa Badue. M. Aida Betancourt, March 8, 1944. 1 daughter, Aida Victoria.