Bachelor, City College of New York, 1933; Master of Science, City College of New York, 1935; postgraduate (Institute fellow), Beaux Arts Institute Design, 1935-1936.
Teacher sculpture, Copper Union The Art Institute of Chicago, New York City, 1944-1947; professor art, U. Wyoming, Laramie, 1947-1986; professor, artist-in-residence, U. Wyoming, 1976-1985; Distinguished professor emeritus, U. Wyoming, since 1985.
Member National Sculpture Conference (executive board), Sculptors Guild, National Sculpture Society, American Institute of Architects, American Association of University Professors, College Art International Institute Arts and Letters, Phi Beta Kappa (honorary).
Married Adele Mutchnick, May 21, 1937. Children: Joseph Mark, Lincoln David, Uriel Robin.