I studied Photography from 1962 - 1967 at the Institute of Design in Chicago and at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago from 1967 to 1970. I began photographing the nude with Wendy, my wife while in graduate school. Then for over forty years I explored various techniques and processes while photographing the nude as a central theme.
In 1976 joined the Board of Directors of the Catskill Center for Photography and served as Vice President of the Board for ten years.
In 1982, I won a NYSCA-CAPS Photography Fellowship with a series of infrared nude images that I made of Wendy. With that series, I produced a monograph, "BODY LIGHT-Passages in a Relationship" in 1989.
I have taught at Purdue University, Pratt Institute, SUNY New Paltz, Bard College, Ramapo College, Mercy College before I came to Marist College twenty years ago. I currently head the Photography program at Marist College in Poughkeepsie, New York.
In 1998 I began to work with pinhole photography. In 2009, I won the Ultimate Eye Foundation’s grant for Figurative Photography and had my work featured in an exhibition at the Peninsula Museum of Art in Belmont, CA.
In January to February 2010, I had a solo show at the Photography Center of the Capitol District inTroy, NY. I showed over fifty images from ten diverse series made from 1990 to 2010. In May 2013, I had a solo show at the Barrett Art Center in Poughkeepsie, NY. In this exhibit I showed 28 images from my Nude at Home series. I showed this series at the Beacon Artists Union in January 2016 and I will be showing new images in this series at the Arts Upstairs Gallery in Phoenicia, NY in a solo show in June 2016.