He graduated with a Bachelor of Fine Arts from the University of Santo Tomas in 1965. His work “Seinegung” (Affection), was featured in the publication Philippinische Malerei (Philippine Painting) published by Verlag Neues Forum in 1970. He won Second Prize at the 17th Shell NSAC for “Way IN” and a Certificate of Merit of “Genesis of Man” in 1976. He won Second Place at the First Society of Philippine Sculptors Competition in 1968. He received the TOYM Award in 1979. In 1980, he received a cultural grant from the Australian government. In 1984 he was commissioned five abstract commemorative stamps by the Philippine Post Office. In 2008, he held his forty-year retrospective exhibition at the CCP.