Student, Philadelphia College Art. Student, Tyler School Arts, Temple University. Student, Academie Leger, Paris, 1949—1951.
Instructor University California, 1964, 1970, Jewelry Arts Institute, New York City, 1964—1974, director, 1974—1987, associate, 1987. Co-founder, co-director Kulicke-Stark Academy Jewelry Art, 1974—1988.
Member of National Academy of Design (academician since 1994).
Married Pam Sheehan; children: Michael, Fredricka.