He studied Fine Arts at the University of the Philippines. He had two solo exhibits at the CCP, and one at the Philippine Center New York in 1993. As a journalist, he wrote regularly on arts and leisure for the Philippine Daily Globe, Business World, Manila Times, and Philippine Star. Having moved to New York City, he found a new career in jewelry design, which he has been focused on for the past eleven years. He is vice-president and design director of Grinnell Designs Ltd.