Maassluis, Netherlands, 1967. Lives and works in Portugal since 1990. Graduated in Painting at the Faculty of Fine Arts of the University of Lisbon, Portugal and at the Royal Superior School of Fine Arts in the Hague, the Netherlands.
18 Individual shows since 1991.
Participated in over 100 group shows in Portugal, Spain, France, Belgium, Greece, Poland, Macau, Canada, Monaco, Italy, Japan and Brazil.
Received several awards in Painting and Engraving, of which highlighted: Bronze Award, Osaka Trienale Print, Osaka, Japan; Honorable mention, Painting Biennial of the city of Zamora, Spain; Amadeo de Souza-Cardoso Award, Amarante, Portugal; Baviera acquisition award ,Portugal; 10th Biennial of Vila Nova de Cerveira, Portugal; Honorable mention, 2nd award BANIF of Painting, Portugal; Bonofacio Lázaro Award, 33th Autumn Salon of Plasencia, Spain.
Is represented in several public collections, of wich hightlighted; Osaka Foundation of Culture, Osaka, Japan; County of Zamora, Spain; Museum of Engraving Acqui Terme, Italy; Municipality of Amadora, Portugal; Municipality of Vila Nova de Cerveira, Portugal; Municipal Museum Amadeo de Souza-Cardoso, Amarante, Portugal; Bank of Portugal; Caja de Extremadura; Spain, Municipal museum of Cremona, Italy.