Born and raised in New Jersey. Graduated from Fort Lauderdale High School and earned B.F.A. at University of Mississippi: Painting/Drawing and M.F.A.: Painting and Drawing: University of Georgia. Studied Art two full summers in Italy with the University of Georgia Study Abroad Program, Cortona, Italy. World traveler to over 32 different countries including the former Soviet Union, Europe, Scandinavia, Bermuda, Caribbean, China, Central and South America.

Lived 5 years in Atlanta, Georgia, actively exhibiting in various galleries and competitions. Taught part-time at Atlanta College of Art, Chastain and Dunwoody art centers. Continued post grad classes at Emory and Georgia State University. Relocated to Fort Lauderdale; worked as Manager of Las Olas Gallery Caribe, taught part time at Broward College and Broward Art Guild while actively exhibiting and teaching private Art lessons. 1991- 2019 worked as the Fine Arts Department Chairman, Art Department Chairman and Visual Arts teacher at Cardinal Gibbons Catholic High School (also directed six plays and coordinated Night of The Arts Program 15 years.)

Revamped Painting career full time 2020.