was born in Jetafe, Bohol, 1941. (Watercolor landscapes) Architecture, Cebu Institute of Technology 1966 under Martino Abellana. Five solos: at Hidalgo, Hyatt Regency, Rustan’s, Gallery Genesis, and his latest. Cebu City, 1998. Has been practicing in the field of architecture from 1966 to 1983, when he went fulltime into painting. [100 Years; 100 Artist- LC]*** A maternal uncle as a hobby, and served as early influence. In 1974, painted with the art group Dimasalang, joining their painting excursions to provincial spots together with Romulo Galicano, SYM, Ibarra de la Rosa, Vic Laroza, and E. Aguilar Cruz. First solo, Hidalgo, 1983. Had a town-man show with Roger Gutierrez, Makati Commercial Complex, 1981. One of the winners in the 1996 Kulay sa Tubig competition. [20th CENT ol III-MD].