He studied painting at the Athens School of Fine Arts (1959-1963), at the Yannis Moralis studio, and wall painting. He became involved with set design while still a student. In 1965- 1966, on a scholarship from the State Scholarship Service, he travelled and systematically studied ancient, Byzantine and folk art. In 1966 he taught freehand drawing at the Center for Technological Applications. On a scholarship from the French government, he studied at the Paris School of Fine Arts (1967-1968). He settled permanently in Paris and continued his studies at the Ecole Pratique des Hautes atudes and the Louvre School until 1974.

He has presented his work at many art galleries and museums in Greece and abroad and retrospective exhibitions of his work have been organized by the Municipal Gallery of Rhodes (1984), the Vafopouleio Cultural Center of Thessaloniki (1990) and the Municipal Gallery of Patras (1994). In 1979 he took part in the Sao Paolo Biennale while in 1984 he received the Drouant-Cartier prize for his entire oeuvre.

Landscapes, interiors, still lifes, and compositions with objects make up the subject matter of his work, which is linked to metaphysical painting and is influenced by Giorgio de Chirico and Giorgio Morandi