Bachelor of Fine Arts in Painting cum laude, Boston University, 1962; Master of Fine Arts, Boston University, 1964; Doctor of Fine Arts (honorary, Massachusetts College Arts, Boston, 1998.
Assistant professor art, Boston University, 1965-1971; associate professor art, Wellesley College, 1971-1976; visiting associate professor, Amherst College, 1976-1977; visiting associate professor, Mount Holyoke College, 1980-1981; visiting artist, Massachusetts College Art, 1977-1991; professor art, U. Massachusetts, Boston, 1981-1990; professor art, U. Massachusetts, Amherst, since 1990. Visual arts panelist Massachusetts Council Art and Humanities, 1976-1978. Board overseers Institute Contemporary Art, Boston, since 1991.
Member of National Academy of Design (academician since 1994).
Married Susan Donovan, July 8, 1967. Children: Marcus, Owen.