Was born in Lisbon. Studied painting with Roberto Araújo. Attended engraving courses at “Sociedade Cooperativa de Gravadores Portugueses”. Studied at the Slade School in London between 1968-70. Took part in several group exhibitions in Portugal and abroad: 1961 Barcelona Biennal, 1972 XX “Salón de Grabudo”, Madrid , Florence Biennal, Seul Biennal, 1973 Ljubljana Biennal, 1975 Nikki Gal., Tokyo, Solo exhibitions (selection): 1970 Moderna Art Gal., SNBA, 1973 Bucholz Gal., 1974 Mini Galeria and Quadrum Gal., 1976 Módulo Gal., Porto, Carlos Machado Museum, Ponta Delgada, and Angra do Heroísmo Museum in the Azores, and Moderna Art Gal., SNBA. Prize “Malhoa”, SNBA.