Born at Stanford, California and grew up around the San Francisco Bay Area. Also lived many places in the Western United States, including Alaska, Washington, Montana, Colorado and has traveled to Mexico, British Columbia and Yukon. Studied Art and Design at De Anza College in Cupertino, California. With a 25+ year career in live event production, theater and set design complimented by video, lighting and corporate convention services. Now living in Sonoma County, California.