Diploma with highest honors, Boston Museum School, 1944. Bachelor of Science in Education, Tufts University, 1947. Student, Fernand Leger's School, Paris, France, 1949.
Student (John Hay Whitney fellow), Esmeralda School of Art, Mexico. Doctor of Fine Arts (honorary), Art Institute Boston, 1999.
Instructor, Boston Museum School, 1949-1950; instructor, Board Education, New York City, 1959-1964; professor, Boston University, 1964-1986; professor emeritus, Boston University, since 1986.
Board of directors Elma Lewis School Fine Arts, Boston, 1970-1975.
Married Julia Kowitch, June 25, 1950. Children– Rebecca, Roy, Erica.