Born in Nøss, Andøy, (1933). Educated at the State Art Academy in Oslo under Professors Åge Storstein and Reidar Aulie.
Works with painting, drawing, relief and wood-sculpture.
Has exhibited several times in the Northern Norway Art Exhibition, and many collective exhibitions in Northern Norway. Has also exhibited at the Autumn Show and galleries in Oslo, Hamar, Stavanger and Luleå.
Permanent installations at Bardu town hall, Alta TV studios, Porsangermoen, Tromsø university library, Tromsdalen college, Bardufoss college, Hadsel nursing home, Andenes health centre,Rypefjord nursing home, Mosjøen college, Fishing industry school at Gravdal, Andøy health centre at Åse and Kirkenes hospital.
His work has been purchased by the Norwegian Arts Council, the Northern Norway Art Museum,and several North Norway public buildings. Has received the Nordland artist’s fellowship and startup fund. Since 1983, he has held the State’s artists’ stipend. Member of NNBK/NBK/LNM.