He was born in Porto Alegre in 1946. Painter, graphic designer, sculptor and teacher. When a teenager,he has lived in Buenos Aires, where he started painting. Later on, he went to Paris and studied lithograph at Desjobert Studio. He came back to Brazil in 1976 and from 1985 to 1991, he has lived in São Paulo. He lives and works in Porto Alegre where he keeps working and teaching paint in his studio.