Bachelor of Fine Arts, Rhode Island School Design, 1941.
Professor sculpture Rhode Island School Design, Providence, 1946-1955, chairman division fine arts, 1955-1969, 72-79, dean fine arts, 1979-1981, Helen M. Danford District Professor art, 1982-1985.
Associate trustee University Pennsylvania Graduate School Art, Philadelphia, 1975-1981. Board overseers Boston University School Art, 1980-1983. Trustee, director Truro School Fine Arts, Massachusetts, since 1982.
Fellow American Academy Rome. Member Providence Art Club, National Academy of Design, Century Association.
Son of William and Nellie (Toney) F. M. Joyce Gertrude Swirsky. 1 daughter, Nina.