Student, Fleisher Memorial Art School, Philadelphia, 1934-1935; student, Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts, Philadelphia, 1935-1937; student, Albert C. Barnes Foundation, Merion, Pennsylvania, 1936-1940.
Art supervisor, Lenox Hill Neighborhood Association, New York City, 1949-1957; art therapist, Wiltwyck School for Boys, Esopus, New York, 1957-1966; art professor, State University of New York, Rockland, 1966-1988; professor emeritus, State University of New York, Rockland, since 1993.
Member Rockland Center for the Arts. Member New York Artist Equity.
Married Eudice Charney, October 23, 1949. Children: Deborah, Paul, Christopher.