Bachelor in Philosophy, Brown University, 1957.
Assistant to photographer Nina Leen, Life Magazine, New York City, 1959-1960; assistant to photographer Ralph Steiner, Life Magazine, New York City, 1960-1961; photographer, Rivelli Photography, New York City, since 1963; instructor, School Visual Arts, New York City, since 1991.
Member American Society Media Photographers (national board directors 1987-1989, chosen contributor Kodak Traveling Exhibition 1986-1987, 89), Industrial Photographers Association (board directors 1979-1980).
Married Margaret A. Cronin, June 2, 1963 (deceased 1973). Children: William Dante, Sarah Kerry. Married Cynthia Jean Lepore, September 7, 1974.
1 child, Taylor Elia.