Born in New York. Grew up in the midwest. BFA in the mid 70's. Continued to grow up in California in late 70's. Back to midwest to pursue graphic (package) design career for the next 25 years. Relocating to NY for new job in 2006. Married to an artist/graphic designer and have 2 step sons and 3 daughters, all over the age of 19. Passions are drawing & painting/music/writing(poetry).