Master of Fine Arts, Academy Applied Arts, Vienna, 1954. Master of Fine Arts (honorary), Yale University, 1983.
Member faculty Yale University, 1956—1960, 1963—1990, professor art, 1983—1990, retired, 1990. Visiting critic Rhode Island School Design, 1963—1964, University Pennsylvania, 1979. Artist residence Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, 1976.
Originator, sculpture Project California Condor Traveling Exhibition, 1978—1983. Visiting artist University Michigan, 1982, University Maine, Orono, 1983.
Member of American Association of University Professors, Soaring Society America, Sculptors Guild, National Academy Design.
Married Helen Takacs, February 28, 1961. Children: Nicholas James, Laura Leslie.