He was born on March 4th, 1950 in Neenah, Wisconsin. He has lived most of his life in Green Bay where he attended highschool and a private art school at Sweetland Design. Upon completing his schooling in fine art he pursued a career in art from 1970 untill the present time. He has worked in most painting mediums. His style consists of realism, abstract, and impressionism. Some of his accomplishments include national sales through major art distributors and also numerous awards from exhibits throughout Wisconsin. Some of the collectors of his work include Frank Sinatra, Frankie Avalon, Lindsay Buchingham of Fleetwood Mac, and Pat Boone along with many corporations, hospitals, hotels, offices, etc. all over the world.