Student, Philadelphia College of Art, 1956-1957; student, Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts, 1958; Bachelor of Fine Arts, Bachelor of Science, Tyler School of Fine Arts, Elkins, Pennsylvania, 1963; Master of Fine Arts, University of Illinois, Champaign, 1965.
Lecturer painting The Art Institute of Chicago Chicago, 1975, Bard College, Annandale-on-Hudson, New York, 1975-1976, School of Visual Arts, New York, 1981. Assistant professor painting U. Rhode Island, Kingston, 1976, School of Arts Columbia University, New York City, 1978-1984. Associate professor painting Department Painting and Drawing Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, 1982-1984.
Instructor adjunct art Cooper Union School Art, New York, 1983-1986. Professor The Vermont Studio School, Johnson, 1987, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1995-1996.
Life partner, Betsy Crowell.