Bachelor of Philosophy, Monteith College, Detroit, 1974; Master of Fine Arts, Pratt Institute, 1977.
Instructor art, Dalton School, Pratt Institute, New York City, 1977-1983. 88-; president, New York Craftsmen, New York City, since 1978; president, Norman Sukkar Design, New York City, since 1984.
Married Robin Christine Casey, November 26, 1988. Children: Matthew Joseph, Jackson Avery.