He was born in 1952 in Novo mesto. Between 1975 and 1979 he attended painting school with prof. Milan Butina and Duba Sambolec. On the recommendation of the sculptor Vladimir Stoviček , he left for Paris for the first time in 1979 .Between 1980 and 1982, he moved to the city of Lens in France, and later created a major painting cycle on the coast of Cote de Opal. He presented himself at many solo exhibitions and participated on many important international art colonies. He received numerous awards at home and abroad. In 1992 he received the Trdina Prize for achievements in painting and gained the status of a freelance artist. He lives and works in Novo mesto.