Graduate, Putney School, Vermont, 1939. Studied yacht design with Franz Plunder, 1940—1943. AB, St. John's College, Annapolis, Maryland, 1943.
Master of Arts in Philosophical Education, Putney-Antioch Graduate School Teacher Education, 1962. Postgrad, University Maryland, 1968. Studied marble carving under Etienne Desmet, Carrara, Italy, 1972.
Studied marble carving under Kenneth Davis, Carrara, Italy, 1974. Studied drawing and modeling with Reuben Kramer. Studied modeling and bronze casting with Arthur Benson, 1975—1979.
Teacher Education, 1962. Postgraduate in marine biology U. Maryland., Solomons, 1968, Maryland. Institute College Art, 1974-1978.
Sculpture with Reuben Kramer. Marble carving under Etienne Desmet, Carrara, Italy, 1972, Ken Davis, Carrara, 1974. Teacher mathematics and science Ojai (California) Valley School, 1944-1946.
Founding and acting director Happy Valley School, Ojai, 1947-1948. Yacht broker, designer, Chestertown, Maryland. 1949-1957; teacher mathematics and science, assistant head Gunston School, Centerville, Maryland., 1950-1957.
Teacher Abano (Turkey) Grapho-English, 1956. Founding director, teacher Key School, Annapolis, Maryland., 1958-1962. Founding director, teacher oceanography Bay Country School, Arnold, Maryland., 1962-1971.
Founding director Bay Country Institute, 1971-1977. Teacher stone carving Academy Arts, Easton, Maryland., 1973-1977. Boatdesigner, sailboat modifier, counselor, sculptor, writer, 1973.
Seminar leader Maryland. Institute College Art, 1976-1977. Founding member board directors Fairhaven School in Prince George's County, 1998.
Westinghouse science fellow Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1952. Numerous awards for sculpture.
Member Association World Education, Chesapeake Bay Foundation.
Children by guardianship: Peter von Pein, Lee von PeinSchreitz, Ruth Bueneman, Cynthia Taylor Dax.