Born in Iowa in 1952. Attended
Long Beach College in California, majoring in art, and continued
his studies with master painter Theodore Lukits. Has won many juried
competitions including first prize mixed media, International Year
of the Child, and Merit Parchmant Award, National Society of Arts
& Letters. He is a member of a number of art associations in
California, and also is a member of the Oil Painters of America.
He enjoys painting outdoors and is best known for his landscapes
of the American west.