He received his MFA at Indiana University where he studied with Tim Kennedy and Barry Gealt. He has been the recipient of multiple awards and grants including the Pollock-Krasner Foundation Grant and the Vermont Studio Center Artist Grant. He recently retired from life in Brooklyn, New York after fifteen years. He currently lives on Long Island, New York with his family.
The Audubon landscape paintings and their related works stem from a trip I took this past January to New Orleans and the surrounding areas. Although at times the works can become more abstract, I still need to work from life as a way to generate ideas, compositions, and color palettes..