Attended, Superior School Fine Arts, Argentina. Doctor of Fine Arts (honorary), Iowa Wesleyan College, 1959. Doctor of Fine Arts (honorary), Pacific Lutheran University, 1969.
HHD (honorary), Associated Colleges Twin Cities, 1977. Doctor of Fine Arts (honorary), Carleton College, 1979. Doctor of Fine Arts (honorary), Coe College, 1985.
Director Free Fine Arts School, Cordoba, Argentina, 1936—1939, Taller Manualidades, Cordoba, Argentina, 1939—1945. Professor University Iowa, 1945—1967, Virgil M. Hancher distinguished professor, 1967—1984, Virgil M. Hancher professor emeritus, since 1984.
Fellow: Institute Advanced Study, Indiana University. Member: Los Angeles Society Printmakers (Honorary Artist 2001), National Academy of Design (academician 1990).
Married Emilia Lasansky. 6 children.