Bachelor of Fine Arts, U. Buffalo, 1971; postgraduate, San Francisco The Art Institute of Chicago, 1977.
Art director Annelieses School, Laguna Beach, California, 1977—1990, Willowbrook, 1987-1988. Owner Russ Butler School of Art, Laguna Beach, 1981-1984. Artist Stein/Brief Corporation, Newport Beach, California, 1983, Xerox, San Francisco, 1985, City of Laguna Beach, 1986, Transamerica Corporation, Los Angeles, 1987, University California Irvine Medical Center, Orange, California, 1987-1988.
Co-founder Henry T. Ncholas and Henry Samueli Home Design and Murals, Broadcom Corporation.
Member Aliso Artists Alliance (president 1981-1984).