Bachelor, Williams College, 1969. AM, Harvard University, 1973. Doctor of Philosophy, Harvard University, 1979.
Teaching fellow, then head teaching fellow department fine arts Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1975-1978. Assistant professor, then associate professor department art University Maine, Orono, 1978-1987, interim director galleries, curator university art collection, 1986-1987. Head department education and academy affairs Jean Paul Getty Museum, Santa Monica, California, 1987-1992.
Director John and Mable Ringling Museum Art, Sarasota, Florida, 1992-2000, professor in charge, 2009. Associate professor art education Pennsylvania State University, University Park, since 2001. Visiting faculty Bangor (Maine) Theological Seminary, 1981.
Lecturer in field; presenter workshops.
Member Association Art Museum Dirs., College Art Association, National Art Education Association, American Association Museums (music education committee), Medieval Academy American, International Center Medieval Art, Phi Beta Kappa.
Married Mary Ann Stankiewicz, January 1, 1983. Children: Rebecca Aemilia, Cecilia Charlotte.