Student, Pratt Institute, 1953-1955; student, University Alaska, 1957-1958; Bachelor of Science, State University of New York, New Paltz, 1961; Master of Fine Arts, Brooklyn College, 1967.
Art teacher Newburgh (New York ) Public Schools, 1960-1963, Deer Park (New York ) High School, 1963-1965. Professor emeritus Brooklyn College, 1967-1992. Visiting professor art, lecturer State University of New York, Stony Brook, 1977-1978, 80, 81, 83.
Deputy chairman studio art Brooklyn College, 1990-1992, deputy chairman graduate art, 1972-1989. Director First St. Gallery, New York City, 1978. Adjunct faculty art department Brooklyn College, 1992-1993, Stony Brook University, 1993-1999.
Art exhibition jurist.
With United States Air Force, 1955-1959. Member College Art Association, Gallery North (Setauket, New York ) (artist advisory board member), American Association of University Professors.
Married Barbara J. Frankenfield, June 14, 1959. Children: Katherine, Alexander, Frederick.