Bachelor, Marietta College, Ohio, 1968. Master of Arts, University Delaware, 1975. Doctor of Philosophy, University Delaware, 1979.
Postgraduate Museum Management Institute, University California, Berkeley, 1990.
Instructor art history St Lawrence University, Canton, New York, 1977-1978. Assistant professor St. Lawrence University, 1978-1980. Curator St. Lawrence University (Brush Gallery), 1977-1978.
Director St. Lawrence University, 1979-1980. Director and chief curator Munson-Williams-Proctor Arts Institute Museum Art, Utica, since 1980. Board directors Remington Art Museum, Ogdensburg, New York, 1979—1980, Williamstown Regional Art Conservation Laboratory, Massachusetts, 1981—1992, since 2007, president board trustees, 1988—1992.
President board directors Gallery Association New York State, 1999—2001. Adjunct professor art history Pratt at Munson-Williams-Proctor, since 2000. Member visiting committee Picker Art Gallery, Colgate University.
Senior scholar/research Peale Painting Project.
Board of directors Remington Art Museum, Ogdensburg, New York, 1979-1980. Board directors Williamstown (Massachusetts) Regional Art Conservation Laboratory, 1981-1992, president, 1988-1992. Member College Art Association, Association Art Museum Dirs., New York State Association Art Museum(trustee 1993-1995), Museum Association New York (councilor since 1995), Gallery Allocation of New York (board directors since 1996, president 1999), Otsego Sailing Club, Alpha Sigma Phi, Omicron Delta Kappa.
Married Jane Kulczycki, June 10, 1978 (divorced 2004).