Bachelor of Arts, University of California-Berkeley, 1949; Master of Arts, University of California-Berkeley, 1952; postgraduate, Atelier F. Leger, Paris, 1949-1950.
Associate professor art, Portland State College, Oregon, 1957-1966; visiting professor art, American U., Cairo, Egypt, 1966-1967; professor art, California State College, Stanislaus, 1970-1974; visiting lecturer painting and drawing, University of California-Berkeley, 1974-1979; professor painting and drawing, San Francisco The Art Institute of Chicago, since 1976; visiting artist, U. Arizona, Tucson, 1983-1984.
Married Zdenka Falarova, 1950 (divorced 1962). Children: Alexander, Nicholas. Married Sally Dennett, 1962 (divorced 1972).
1 son, Dennett; Married Susan Ables, 1979 (divorced 1983). 1 son, Daniel; Married Jandava Cattron.