Bachelor of Fine Arts, Yale University, 1942. Master of Fine Arts, Yale University, 1971. Doctor Fine Art, University New Haven, 1980.
Instructor painting, Yale School Fine Arts, New Haven, 1942-1947;
assistant professor painting, Yale School Fine Arts, New Haven, 1948-1950;
artist-in-residence, Yale Peabody Museum/ Yale University, New Haven, 1953-1995;
faculty Hartford Art School, U. Hartford, West Hartford, Connecticut, 1961-1972;
professor drawing and painting, U. Hartford, West Hartford, Connecticut, 1972-1989;
professor emeritus, U. Hartford, West Hartford, Connecticut, 1989-1995. Fellow Davenport College, Yale University, 1964-1995, visiting professor, 1989-1995. Board directors Paier College Art, Hamden, Connecticut.
Advising committee Sanford Low Memorial Collection American Illustration, New Britain (Connecticut) Museum American Art.
Board of directors Connecticut Hospice, 1982, vice-chairman, 1988, co-chairman, 1990-1995. Member National Society Mural Painters, Connecticut Academy Arts and Sciences, Puget Sound Group Northwest Painters, New Haven Paint and Clay Club (board directors, past president).
Married Jean Farquharson Day, September 27, 1941. Children: Peter Franz, Kristina, Lisa Day.