Certified in Advertising Design, Pratt Institute School Art and Design, 1947. Bachelor of Fine Arts with honors, Pratt Institute School Art and Design, 1984.
Assistant art director advertising agencies, Newark, 1947—1950, New York City, 1947—1950. Industrial designer, graphic designer General Electric, Schenectady, 1951—1954. Packaging and graphic designer Hobigant, Incorporated, New York York City, 1954—1955.
Instructor recreation department mil bases, home studio, Delaware, 1959—1984, California, 1959—1984, Puerto Rico, 1959—1984. Freelance artist Alabama, 1953—1954, New Jersey, 1953—1970, New York, 1953—1970, California, 1966—1969, Japan, 1966—1969. Freelance author, photographer, artist Ventura, California, since 1973.
Contributor articles to professional journals, chapters to books. Author: (photographs) Handmade Tiles, 1994, The Best of Pottery, 1996, Resist and Masking Techniques, 1996, Handbuilt Ceramics, 1997, The Contemporary Potter, 2000, Creative Ideas for Clay Artists, 2000, (photographs and text) Pottery Making Techniques, 2004. Represented in permanent collections Smithsonian National Design Museum, Municipal Art Collection, Ventura, California, photo tile panel, Autumn Rain, 2008.Author: (photo of tile panel) 500 Tiles, 2008.
Member of American Ceramic Society, Ventura County Potters' Guild (life).
Children: Ann Marie, Jane Louise.