Student, Cologne Academy Art, 1936-1937; student, Pratt Institute, 1940-1941; student, Stanford University, 1942-1943; student, Escuela de Pintura Y Escultura, Mexico, 1948-1950; student, Brooklyn Museum Art School, 1946-1948, 50-51.
Technical director, Sargent Art Material Company, Inc., Hazleton, Pennsylvania, 1954-1964; teacher, Brooklyn Museum Art School, 1947-1948, 50-51; teacher, Kingsbridge Community Center, 1951-1953; teacher, Hazleton Art League, 1954-1964; teacher, Queens College, 1965-1985; teacher, Scarsdale (New York) Studio, 1965-1985; teacher, Pratt Institute, 1965-1985; department chairman art, Queens College, 1976-1985; president, Artists Technology Research Institute, 1976-1985. Lecturer Member standing committee artists materials United States Government, 1962, then member standard practices committee.
With Army of the United States, World World War World War II. Member Artists Workshop Club, Intersoc. Color Council, College Art Association, National Art Education Association, Eastern Art Education Association, Institute Study of Art in Education, United States, New York cacti and succulent societies, Color Forum (founding).
Married Doris Schein, January 23, 1929. Children: Christopher Jeffry, John Dennis.