Bachelor of Fine Arts, Bachelor of Science in Education, Tyler School Fine Arts, 1947; postgraduate, Barnes Foundation, Merion, Pennsylvania, 1945-1947.
Fellow National Sculpture Society (president 1994-1997, 2006-2008, academician at national academy, New York City, Lindsey Morris prize 1984, Mildred Victor Memorial prize 1988, Gold medal & Honor award, 2008). Member National Academy of Design (John Gregory award 1964, Samuel F.B. Morse Gold medal 1970, Certified of Merit 1979, 90, Dessie Greer prize 1990, Daniel Chester French award), Century Association.
Married Anne Graham, May 27, 1947. Children: Peter, Evan, Victoria.