I was born in Brooklyn, New York. I studied art at The Brooklyn Museum of Art , Art School from age 6 to 14. At age 13 I won a scholorship to advance Adult Art Class. I attended Erasmus Hall School Of Music and Arts program from 1972 till 1976. I graduated in 1976 and attended School of Visual Arts College in New York, briefly. I am a self taught artist basically. I enjoy doing portraits and collages. My favorite classic artist is Paul Gauguin, along with Picasso and Romare Bearden. My art has been shown at The Douglass Gallery, in Macon, Georgia, where I now live . I am a retired.