Bachelor of Fine Arts, Syracuse University, 1957. Master of Fine Arts, American University, 1969.
Designer, William Fertig Design, Kingston, Pennsylvania, 1957-1958; design director, William Fertig Design, Kingston, Pennsylvania, 1963-1964; art director, WFM-television, Eatontown, New York, 1958-1961; designer, Displayers Inc., New York City, 1961-1963; assistant professor, U. Maryland., College Park, 1967-1977; associate professor, Corcoran School Art, Washington, since 1978; president, Boyer Holvey Associations, Bethesda, Maryland., since 1984.
Member Graphic Design Educators Association, Art Director Club Metro Washington.
Married Nina Stephanoff Holvey, March 10, 1973.