Born and raised in Washington state. I entered the military  from High School in 1967 (Army, "1st and 5th SFG (Abn)) and left the military service in 1976. 

     Following the military I enrolled at  Peru State College, Peru Nebraska and graduated  in 1978 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Biology.

         In my art, I attempt to capture a moment of time, which I hope will retrieve forgotten memories for the viewer, provide a moment of tranquility or simply offer an alternative perspective toward a subject.
 Depicting primarily the beauty and diversity of North American wildlife, I find myself constantly rediscovering the magnificence of our wilderness and its inhabitance s.
                            I have been blessed with a wonderful life's companion and wife (Helene) from Drottningholm, Sweden, who provides constant smiles, inspiration and gentle reminders of what is truly important in life.