Private art instruction, 1943-1948; student, Philadelphia College Art, 1948-1950; student, Pennsylvania Academy Fine Arts, 1950-1951.
Children's program director, executive director, treasurer, Bryn Mawr Art Center, 1951-1962; art director, St. Peters School, Philadelphia, 1953-1955; art director, Episcopal Academy, Merion, Pennsylvania, 1955-1959; art therapist, Inglis House, Home for the Disabled, Philadelphia, 1955-1963; chairman art director, Friends Central School, Philadelphia, 1963-1981. Chief conservator Hahn Gallery, Philadelphia, since 1975, Erikson Gallery, Reisterstown, Maryland., since 1981, numerous others. Visiting lecturer art and art history The Art Institute of Chicago, Philadelphia, Hammond Museum, Massachusetts, Woodmere Museum, Pennsylvania, Pennsylvania Academy Fine Arts, Philadelphia.
Member Artists Equity Association Philadelphia (chairman ethics committee 1972-1980, board directors, vice president), American Color Print Society, Philadelphia Water Color Society (associate), American Artists Professional League, Fellowship of Pennsylvania Academy Fine Arts (board directors), National Trust History Preservation (associate), Philadelphia Watercolor Club, Pennsylvania Academy Fine Arts Alumni Association (board directors).
Married Eleanor Susanne Ross, June 17, 1960 (deceased 1989). Children: Andrew Eric, Jeffrey David.