Student, Art Students League, 1926-1934; student, Art School Paris, 1926; student, Brooklyn Polytechnic Institute, 1941.
Freelance artist designer,, New York City, 1925-1932; assistant to director, Whitney Museum American Art, New York City, 1932-1935; gallery director, American Fine Arts Society, New York City, 1935-1938; director, Riverside Museum, New York City, 1938-1948; assistant director, Art Students League New York, New York City, 1949-1950; director National Academy School Fine Arts,, National Academy of Design, New York City, from 1950. Pioneer 1st outdoor art exhibition in the United States, Washington Square, New York City, 1932.
Chairman Artists Aid Committee. Member American Fine Arts Society (trustee), Art Students League (life).
Married Beata Beach, September 39, 1937.