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Born in San Bernardino, California in 1940. Moved to the Los Angeles area(Glendale, CA) a year later. Developed interest in drawing at an early age and began art training at the age of twelve.
Studied with the Famous Artist's Schools in 1956; Private study with various artists at his parents studio (1952-1959); received a scholarship to Chouinard Art Institute in 1958; and later attended the Art Center School in Los Angeles, CA.
Teachers and artists who influenced him were Robert Irwin and Bob Winquist.
He had a 25 year career as a Scenic and Portrait Artist for the entertainment industry with projects for television, motion picture and stage productions. He also did special art projects for Disneyland, Disney World, Epcot and Animal Kingdom.
He is a Signature Member of the National Watercolor Society (1976 - ) and a past artist member of the California Art Club. (1993 - 2006)
Exhibits include Gallery Gianni (La Cienega district) (1962), Jackie Rosenberg Gallery (1966), Lakeland College, Lakeland, Ohio (1977); Horizon Show, NYC, (1986); Carnegie Museum CAC show, (1994); Morseburg Gallery, LA, CA, (1994); Malaga Cove Library, Palos Verdes, CA (2001); Ferndale Repetoire Theater Gallery (2002); Red Bluff Art Gallery, various group and individual shows, 2008-2010; 5 Windows Gallery "Predominately Landscapes" 1 man show, April 2010;
Murals: Glendale YMCA (1957) - Haliburton Restaurant (1958) - Canter's Restaurant (1959) - Joseph P. Bean estate, La Canada, CA (1962) Hilton Hotels (Reno, NV, 1985) - Epcot (1984) - Epcot (1996)
Listings: Who's Who in the Entertainment Industry (1988) - Who's Who in California (1989)- Personalities in The West (1989-) - Five Thousand Personalities of The World (3rd Edition)(1990) - Who's Who in America (Special Supplement) (1993) – Who’s Who in America (2003 – 2009). Artist's Bluebook (2005) - AskArt.com - (2000 - present)