Student, Art Students League, New York City, 1938-1941; student, Black Mountain (North Carolina) College, 1946-1948.
Member of faculty, Hunter College, New York City, 1953-1956; member of faculty, U. New Mexico, 1964; member of faculty, U. Denver, 1966. Visiting artist Louisiana State University, 1977.
With C.E., United States Army, 1942-1945. Member American Abstract Artists Association M C.
Married Joan Couch, June 27, 1946. Children: Kimry, Jennifer, Conor.