Bachelor of Science, Milwaukee State Teachers College, 1948; Master of Sciences, University Wisconsin, 1949.
Instructor, Layton School Art, Milwaukee, 1949-1960; professor art, University of Wisconsin -Milwaukee, 1960-1993; professor art emeritus, University of Wisconsin -Milwaukee, since 1993; exchange lecturer, U. Reading, England, 1966-1967.
Married Joy Gross, September 3, 1949 (divorced April 1966). Children: Joseph Ezra, Jonathan Gerrit.