Student, Hobart College, 1952-1956; student, Columbia University, 1956-1958; Bachelor of Fine Arts School Art & Architecture, Yale University, 1960.
Graphic designer Styling division, General Motors Technology Center, Warren, Michigan, 1959;
art director, N.W. Ayer & Sons, Philadelphia, 1960-1961;
graphic designer, George Nelson & Company. New York City, 1961-1962;
partner, Ash/Reller Associations, New York City, 1962-1963;
president, Hiram Ash, Inc., New York City, 1963-1970;
principal, Hiram Ash, Colebrook, Connecticut, since 1970;
founder, proprietor private press, Orchard Press, Winsted, Connecticut, since 1993. Assistant in instruction School Art and Architecture, Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut, 1959-1960.
Adjunct instructor graphic design Cooper Union, New York City, 1965-1967. Designer TriVers Exhibition Systems, 1964. Designer numerous album covers Caedmon Records, New York City, 1960s.
Designer theatre posters Rugoff Theatres, New York City, 1960s. Designer set and program graphics Public Broadcast Laboratory of NET, Ford Foundation, 1966-1967. Designer signature trademark and graphics implementation American Shakespeare Theatre, Stratford, Connecticut, 1980.
Marketing and product development consultant Indian jewelry Zuni Community Action Program, Zuni Pueblo, New Mexico, 1967-1968.
Chairman Colebrook Town Hall/Fire House Building committee, 1988-1991. Member American Institute Graphic Arts, American Printing History Association, Printing History Society, Letterpress Guild of New England, Colebrook History Society (president 1987-1990, vice president 1990-1993, board directors 1993-1996), Colebrook Land Conservancy, Inc. (trustee since 1991), Connecticut Trust for History Preservation, Millbrook Music Assembly, Sandanona Harehounds, Typophiles, Yale Club (New York City), Book Club California.
Married Marilyn Ruth Robinson, 1957 (divorced 1972). Children: Erica Robinson, Jennifer Hamilton. Married Susan Main Humes.