Student, Boston University. Student, George Washington University. Student, Corcoran School Art.
Student, Art Students League New York. Student, Ozenfant School Fine Arts. Student, Hans Hofmann School Art.
Teacher painting, Schrivenham American U., England, 1945; instructor, College City New York, 1947-1952; instructor, Cooper Union, 1954-1955; instructor, director, Brooklyn-Queens Central Young Men’s Christian Association, 1947-1951; instructor, New York University, 1960-1961; instructor, Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, 1951-1964; associate professor art, Cornell Univercity, Ithaca, New York, 1964-1967; professor art, Hunter College, New York City, 1967-1970; professor art, Aruba (Netherlands Antiles) Research Center, 1970; professor art, Ithaca College, 1970-1983; member of council on arts, Ithaca College. Panelist various organizations.
Served with Army of the United States, 1942-1945. Member American Association University Professors, College Art Association, International Platform Association, Art Students League New York (life) Clubs: (New York City).
Married Libby Chic Peltyn, November 11, 1942 (deceased 1977). 1 child, Ronald P.; married Margaret Kerr, February 9, 1980. Stepchildren: William Blakeley Kerr, Doctor of Medicine, David Garrett Kerr, Margaret Frances Kerr.