Bachelor of Fine Arts, York University, 1992. Bachelor of Education, University Toronto, 1994. Master of Fine Arts, University Southern California, 1996.
Instructor art Town of Vaughan Parks and REcreation Department, Toronto, 1989-1990, Red Cross Veterans Program Sunnybrook Medical Center, Toronto, 1992-1993. Graduate teaching assistant University Southern California, Los Angeles, 1994-1996. Teacher art South Bay Lutheran High School, 1996-1997.
Adjunct faculty member Long Beach City College, Rio Hondo College, 1996-1997, University Southern California, Long Beach City College, Cypress College, Los Angeles, since 1998. Visiting professor art Pomona College, 1997-1998.
Member College Art Association.
Married Alise Leviah Arato, April 3, 1997.