Schoebel, Henry Leo was born on August 15, 1955 in Rockville Centre, New York, United States. Son of Henry Russell and Jeanne Elizabeth (Kiley) Schoebel.
Bachelor of Fine Arts magna cum laude, Syracuse University, 1977. Master of Fine Arts, University Maryland, 1980.
Instructor Catholic University, Washington, 1983-1986, Pace University, New York City, 1987, University Rhode Island, Kingston, 1987, The New School Social Research, New York City, 1986-1990. Lecturer Princeton (New Jersey) University, 1992. Associate professor Arizona State University, Tempe, since 1990.
Visiting artist Towson (Maryland) State University, 1988-1989.