Bachelor of Fine Arts in Art Education, Syracuse University, 1950. Master of Arts in Art Education, 1954. Master of Fine Arts in Printmaking, Pratt Institute, 1966.
Art teacher Worcester Central School, New York, 1950—1956, Cooperstown Central School, 1956—1964. Member faculty, chairman Massachusetts College Art, Boston, 1966—1977. Vice president academy affairs, 1977—1982.
Professor, since 1982. Consultant Resources, Boston, 1982—1984. Cooperative member Naga Gallery, 1979—1985.
Board directors South Shore Art Association, Cohasset, Massachusetts, 1982—1985. Member Hingham Arts Council, Massachusetts, 1983—1985. Sergeant United States Army, 1943-1945, European Theatre of Operations, sergeant United States Army, 1950-1951, European Theatre of Operations.
Married Grace Anna May Carlsen, November 25, 1947. Children: Daniel, Charlotte Richardson, Paula Meyer.