Born in Zurich, raised in Switzerland and the United States
Studied English literature and journalism at Ottawa’s Carleton University; followed by design work at the Tricycle Theatre Company in London; followed by four years at the Ontario College of Art, from which he graduated in 1978.
His works are included in exhibits in Canada and Europe.
Has served as president of the Canadian Society of Painters in Water Colour and was elected to the Royal Canadian Academy of the Arts.
His works are included in galleries in Canada, the United States, Switzerland, Germany and Austria.