Student, Museum Fine Arts, Boston, 1952. Bachelor of Science, Northeast Conservatory, Boston, 1951. Professor certified, Georges Longy School, Cambridge, 1953.
Student, University de Paris, France, 1960. HHD (honorary), Allen University, Columbia, South Carolina, 1966.
Writer, critic, New York City, since 1972; director, Community Gallery/Brooklyn Museum, 1968-1972; assistant director, Brooklyn Institute of Arts & Sciences, 1968-1969; cultural news editor, Elegant Magazine, New York City, 1964-1968. Special consultant National Endowment for the Arts, Washington, 1977, 78, Brooklyn College, 1969, 70, Dayton (Ohio) The Art Institute of Chicago, 1970, 71, Museum of Art, St. Paul, 1970, 71.
Volunteer Minority Task Force on Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome, New York City, 1988.