Student, Greenwich Work Shop, New York City, 1935-1939; student, Beaux Arts Institute Design, New York City, 1940-1941; student, Pennsylvania Academy Fine Arts, 1941-1942, 45-49; student, American Academy in Rome, 1950-1952.
Founder, instructor Frudakis Academy Fine Arts, Philadelphia, 1976-1990.
Served with Army of the United States, World World War II, European Theatre of Operations. N.A. Fellow Pennsylvania Academy Fine Arts, American Academy in Rome, National Sculpture Society (council), founding member Academy of Sciences Philadelphia. Member Allied Artists American.
Honorary mentor American Institute Commemorative Art.
Children— Anthony, Jennifer. Married Gerd Hesness, 1982.