Born in 1963 in Seattle, Washington, USA and raised in Panama, Mexico, and Peru for a total of 18 years.
Early on influenced by native art and archeology from his stay in Latin American countries. The so-called spiritual/mystical influences of Seattle and environs are also easy to recognize in his work. His concentration and main areas of interest are composition and color. This baseline informs most of the art he makes whether it be photography, drawing, or painting.