Born in Espinho, he graduated in Sculpture from the E.S.B.A.P. where he was a teacher and carried out aggregation tests. He was also a teacher at the
F.B.A.U.P. He is currently a drawing teacher and Sculpture degree coordinator at the A.R.C.A.-E.U.A.C. University School of Arts of Coimbra.
He worked with the S. João da Wood Art Centre as the drawing workshop manager.