Born in Montreal in 1942. He graduated from Lower Canada College, McGill University(BA), the University of British Columbia(MA) and studied printmaking and drawing at the Academie Julian and the Atelier 17 in Paris. Has received grants from the Conseil des Arts du Quebec, the Canada Council, the British Columbia Arts Council and the North Vancouver Arts council. Taught at Capilano College in the English department. Has published several books of poetry, chapbooks and catalogues. He has exhibited in Canada, the United States, Ireland and Japan.