Born in Salem, Ohio in 1953 and grew up in several towns in Northeastern Ohio.
Received a B.A. degree in English Literature from The Ohio State University in 1976.
Eclectic career including: foundry worker; bike shop manager; lab technician; foundry engineer; magazine editor; public relations and marketing professional, as well as photographer.
Studied with several photographers in workshops. These photographers include Frank Gohlke, Linda Conner, Eva Rubinstein, Larry Fink and David Bayles.
Currently live in the suburbs of Chicago.
Work has been displayed in several shows throughout the Midwest.