He was born in 1955 in Lavras, Minas Gerais. He has practiced various techniques until he began to sculpture. His artistic training began in Belo Horizonte, at the School of Fine Arts of UFMG, in 1980. But it was in Porto Alegre, with the sculptor Francisco Strockinger, where he discovered marble sculpture as his major expression. He spent two years, between 1999 and 2000, studying with Stockinger.
He has works at collectors and art galleries at Belo Horizonte, São Paulo, Porto Alegre, Rio de Janeiro, Brasília and the United States, and it is part of permanent collection of Belo Horizonte ‘s Galeria DotarT and Porto Alegre’s Galeria Tina Zappoli . Today, he lives and works in Gravataí, Rio Grande do Sul.