Bachelor, New York University, 1950. Master of Arts, New York University, 1951.
Art supervisor New Canaan (Connecticut) Public Schools, 1952-1956. Assistant professor art University Michigan, 1956-1964. Professor art City University of New York, New York City, 1964-1986.
Visiting professor Columbia University, New York City, since 1986. President Institute Study Art Education, New York City, 1972-1974. Senior associate Center Atlantic Regional Education Laboratory, Washington, 1968-1969.
Served to captain United States Army, 1942-1946, PTO.
Member College Art Association, National Art. Education Association (Barkan award 1981, Lowenfeld Memorial Lecture 1988), Council on Art & Education.
Married Mabel Goldfarb, January 15, 1943. Children: Alan, Marc.