He was born in Casalmaggiore, near Cremona, in 1946. He got a diploma at Toschi Art Institute in Parma, where he worked as a teacher from 1971 to 1990. After that, he decided to devote himself to sculpture. From 1986 to 1991 he also worked as an art director at the Regio Theatre in Parma. He manages to express all his different interests in his sculptures - usually made of wood, stone, iron or wax - in which he also shows his handicraft knowledge of the materials.