Bachelor of Fine Arts, John Herron School Art, 1948. Doctor of Fine Arts (honorary), Indiana U.-Purdue University at Indianapolis, 1972.
Instructor Herron School Art, Indianapolis, 1948—1959, 1961—1964. Technical director Tamarind Lithography Workshop, Los Angeles, 1960-1961. Professor art University New Mexico, 1964-1987, chairman department art, 1981-1984.
Technical director Tamarind Institute, University New Mexico, 1970-1972. Visiting lecturer, artist numerous universities. Board director Albuquerque Museum, 1980-1990.
Printmaker emeritus Southern Graphics Council, 1994. Fulbright visiting lecturer University São Paulo and Foundation Armando Alvares Penteado, Brazil, 1985.
Combat artist with United States Coast Guard Reserve, World World War II, PTO. Fellow National Academy of Design. Member World Print Council (board directors 1980-1987), National Print Council American (co-president 1980-1982), College Art Association American (board directors 1977-1980).
Married Jeanne Glascock, May 2, 1947. Children: David Garo, Thomas Berj.