Bachelor of Fine Arts, John Herron The Art Institute of Chicago, Indianapolis, 1939; Doctor of Fine Arts (honorary), Indiana U., 1991.
Associate professor art, Illinois Institute Technology, Chicago, 1953-1965;
professor, Illinois Institute Technology, Chicago, 1965-1972;
professor, California State University, Hayward, 1972-1986;
professor emeritus, California State University, Hayward, since 1986. Head department visual design Institute Design, Chicago, 1951. Instructor University of Wisconsin, summer 1957.
Member artists advising committee John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation, 1962-1974. Instructor experimental printmaking University of Chicago, 1969. Member Pennell Fund committee Library.
Fellow Academy Fine Arts of Design (honorary, Florence, Italy). Member National Academy Design, American Graphic Arts Society, Print Council American, Philadelphia Print Club (International Graphic Arts Society prize 1969).
Married Lore Lisa Traugott, May 19, 1945. Children: Jessica, Tamara.