Born in Cairo, Egypt.
1983 O.S.S.D. - George Vanier Collegiate Institute, Toronto, ontario, Canada.
1984-1988 A.O.C.A. - ontario College of Art, Toronto, ontario, Canada.
1987 Stanley Furnival Tuition Scholarship, ontario College of Art.
1992 1st Place Portraiture, National Fine Art Competition.
1997 People's Choice Award, Juried Exhibition, Art Gallery of Peel.