Bachelor of Fine Arts, University Buffalo, 1950. Master of Fine Arts, Cranbrook Academy Art, Bloomfield Hills, Michigan, 1951. Fellow, Yale University, 1952.
Instructor in painting Rochester (New York ) Institute of Technology, 1953-1954, Memorial Art Gallery, Rochester, 1955-1971. Assistant professor University Rochester, 1956-1971. Conservator International Cooperation Administration Lab Oberlin (Ohio) College, 1972.
Associate professor Monroe Connecticut College, Rochester, 1972-1973, Empire State College, Rochester, 1973-1987. Instructor international program Polimoda, Firenze, Italy, 1995-1997. Visiting professor painting University Washington, Seattle, 1969, Rochester Institute of Technology, 1976—1985, numerous others.
Mentor Empire State College, 1973—1985. Adjunct faculty Monroe Community College, 1973—1975. Owner Hopper's, Rochester, 1980—1983, Guttenberg's Book Store, Rochester, 1983—1986, Kurt Feuerherm Bookseller, Rochester, 1986—1988.
Judge for various local art exhibits. Demonstrator painting techniques at various conferences. With United States Army, 1943-1945, European Theatre of Operations.
Children from previous marriage: Karl, Lisa, Eric.