Student, Minneapolis The Art Institute of Chicago, 1939-1941; student, St. Paul Art School, 1939-1941; student, The Art Institute of Chicago Chicago, 1943.
Professor painting Yale University, 1964—1989, director studies Graduate Painting Program, 1969—1974. Member Milford (Connecticut) Fine Arts Council, 1972-1973. Member art advisory committee Housatonic Community College, Stratford, Connecticut, 1969-1987.
Member National Academy Design (council), American Academy Letters.
Married Josephine Valenti, February 12, 1949. Children: Leslie Maria, Anthony Edwin.