Born in Viseu, he graduated from the E.S.B.A.P., whereafter he went to England on an F.C.G. scholarship. There, between 1970 and 1972 he
frequented the St. Martin School of Art. In 1971 he won the Stowells Trophy and settled down in London from then onwards. He was a teacher at the
Newcastle-Upon-Tyne Polytechnic and organised the Hoya Gallery in London.
His work went through several stages, predominantly the 1970's, characterised by compositional staticism, of a geometric nature and in the 1980's
when there was greater freedom and dynamism.