Student, Whitney School Art, New Haven, 1946-1947; student, Vesper George School Art, Boston, 1947-1950; student, Cape School Art, Provincetown, Massachusetts, summer, 1949-1950; student, Art Students League, New York City, 1950-1951, 55-56; student, Academy Fine Arts, Florence, Italy, 1951-1954.
Member of advisory board Westchester Council Arts, Katonah Gallery. Served with infantry Army of the United States, 1944-1946, European Theatre of Operations. Member National Academy of Design, College National Academy of Design., Century Association (member of advisory board).
Married Elinor E. Turner, February 14, 1959. Children: Eugenia, Elizabeth, Chambless Martino.