Born AUGUST 2 1964 Pittsburgh Pennsylvania, JFK Fetal Syndrome, steel town, grand pap's cigarette smoke. One year old moved to Musoma Tanzania East Africa sick on the trip stopped talking in Rome DC3 air pressurefrom Nairobi infant ears. 1968 family with new sister moved to then smoggy now atmospherically challenged Los Angeles California lead painted orange blue UCLA swimming pools sculpture gardens, one more year in 1971 Kenya East Africa and then back in West Los Angeles then Santa Monica then Malibu and Venice Beach California. A "painter" since 1990 (and etc. since 1964). mix mediar and drawer collageir and filmer/ photo the figure for it's own sake mostly but have deep roots in the adventureland of childhood memories; when lived in Africa wrote children's books about orphans. 1973 had great and wonderful times at Paradise Cove trailer park in Malibu California and then on the nude beaches of 1974 Venice Beach California surf and sun baked breaking bottles in the Brooks alley...