Attended, Art Institute Chicago, 1924—1927. Attended, Art Instruction Schools, Minneapolis, 1926—1928.
Illustrator director Esquire magazine, New York City, 1949—1960, 1949—1962. Professor art Old Mill Art Center Adirondacks, 1964—1966, American Art School, New York City, 1969—1972, Art Students League, from 1972. With United States Army Air Force, 1943-1945, European Theatre of Operations.
Member of American Academy Taos. Pioneer Expressionism American Illustration and Design, Allied Artists, Audubon Artists, Pastel Society America (founding member, former 1st vice president, member advisory board), Allied Artists America (Oil Painting award 1974, 1981).