Graduate, Real School, Rostock. Graduate, Kuntsgewerbe School, Rostock. Student, Rotal Academy, Berlin, 1919.
Studoed with, Hans Hofmann Glaucester, 1935. Doctor of Fine Arts honoris causa, University Milwaukee, 1972.
Professor, Wisconsin State College, 1945-1947; instructor painting, Chicago The Art Institute of Chicago, 1942-1947; instructor painting, Summer School of Srta, Saugatuck, Michigan.
Member National Academy of Design (associate), Chicago Etchers, Wisconsin Painters and Sculptors (past president), Milwaukee Printmakers, Artists Equity (past president Milwaukee chapter), American Graphic Artists.
Married Katherine Fisher. Children: Robert, Angela (Mistress John Ulbricht). Married second, Hildegard Oesten.