Born 1956 in New York, childhood in Switzerland. Studied at Rhode Island School of Design (B.F.A., 1977), and Camberwell School of Art (London). Began exhibiting in 1976, in Switzerland, USA and Italy. In 1977 moved to NYC where activities included publishing an artists’ periodical, running an alternative art gallery and participation in art-rock bands and performance art. Since 1986 lives and works in Umbria, Italy. Recent work ranges from digital media to oil on canvas, including monumental panoramas and dioramic cabinets.