Student, Maryland. Institute Fine Arts, 1938-1941; student, Johns Hopkins University, 1939-1941; student, Art Students League, New York City, 1945-1947.
Visiting artist-in-residence, Syracuse (New York) U., 1962-1963; associate professor, Syracuse (New York) U., 1963-1965; professor art, Syracuse (New York) U., 1965-1986; department chairman studio art, Syracuse (New York) U., 1970-1980; retired, 1986. Visiting artist Exeter (N.H.) Academy, 1970. Chairman Woodstock Artists Association,1960-1962.
Served in United States Navy, 1942-1945. Member American Association of University Professors, Art Students League, Maine Coast Artists, Audubon Artist (Emily Lowe prize 1984, Alice Melrose award 1985, Fabri Medal of Merit 1988, Gold medal and prize 1989), Associate Artists Syracuse, Woodstock Artists Association, also others.
Married Barbara Chase, September 26, 1947.