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He was born in Tacuarembó (Uruguay) on January 13, 1935, into a humble family.
In search of an economic outlet, he attended the Liceo Militar, then became a fireman, high school principal and a high school drawing teacher, an activity that was interrupted in 1975, when the military dictatorship removed him from teaching.
He lived for several years from his painting, directed workshops and held important municipal and state positions linked to art and culture.
He received numerous awards, including the Morosoli and the Gardel, and was decorated by the French Ministry of Culture as a Knight of the Order of Arts and Letters of France.
He exhibited at the Biennials of Valparaiso (Chile) and Sao Paulo (Brazil), as well as at the Exhibition Hall of the University of Geneva, at the Galerie Nesle in Paris (France), and in countries such as Sweden, Germany, Switzerland, Italy, Finland, Venezuela and Spain (where he lived for some years).
His works are in private collections in Argentina, Belgium, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, England, France, Germany, Holland, Israel, Italy, New Zealand, Spain, Sweden, the United States and Venezuela, and are part of the collections of the Chase Manhattan in New York, the National Library of Spain, the MAN in Santiago de Chile and the MAN in Asunción, Paraguay, of the Four RALLI Museums (Punta del Este, Santiago de Chile, Marbella and Cesárea) and in several Museums in Uruguay (Museo Nacional de Artes Plásticas y Visuales, Museo de Arte Americano de Maldonado, Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes, Museos Departamentales de Rivera, Treinta y Tres, Rocha, San José).
1948- Studies with Anhelo Hernández.
1959- He enters the School of Fine Arts of Montevideo (Uruguay), Edgardo Ribeiro's workshop and later Professor Miguel Angel Pareja's.
1963- He entered the Lyceum of Fray Bentos (Río Negro, Uruguay) as a teacher.
1967- He settled in Tacuarembó (Uruguay) where he continued teaching Drawing classes at the Liceo Departamental and Liceo del Barrio Ferrocarril.
1968- He creates the Plastic Arts workshop "El Sótano" at the Liceo Departamental in Tacuarembó (Uruguay).
1971- He takes charge of the Direction of the Liceo del Barrio Ferrocarril in the same city (Tacuarembó, Uruguay).
1975- He got a scholarship to attend the First Seminar on Engraving at the National Museum of Fine Arts (Montevideo, Uruguay).
1977 a 1987- He is in charge of the Direction of the Plastic Arts Workshop in Salto (Uruguay).
1979- He returns to Montevideo (Uruguay), where he sets up his workshop.
1985 a 1987- He directs the Plastic Arts Workshops in Paysandú, Salto, Fray Bentos and his workshop in Montevideo (Uruguay).
1986 a 1989- He created and directed the Center for Cultural and Artisan Diffusion in Río Negro (Uruguay).
1987- He travels to Federal Germany and Sweden.
1987- He organizes and presides over the 1st National Meeting of Plastic Artists of Uruguay, at the Cultural and Craft Centre of Fray Bentos.
1989 - Participates as invited panelist in 1° Latin American Encounter of Plastic Arts, Porto Alegre (Brazil).
1990- Participates as guest panelist at the 2nd Latin American Meeting of Plastic Arts Porto Alegre (Brazil).
1991 to 1993- Lives in Madrid (Spain), where he installs his workshop.
1995 to 1998- He is appointed Director of Culture of the Department of Río Negro (Uruguay).
1999- He is appointed Director of the Department of Plastic Arts of the Ministry of Education and Culture (Montevideo, Uruguay).
2000 a 2004- He directs the National Workshop for the Training of Plastic Arts Teachers at the Ministry of Education and Culture (Montevideo, Uruguay).
2000- He is a member of the Interior Biennial Jury, San José Museum (Uruguay).
2000- She is a member of the jury at the Silversmith's Salon of Cambio Wales (Uruguay).
2002- She was a member of the Jury of the Paul Cezanne Award 2002, organized by the French Embassy (Montevideo, Uruguay).
2002 - Member of the jury at the 50th National Exhibition of Visual Arts, National Museum of Plastic Arts (Montevideo, Uruguay).
2003 - Director of "Puerta de San Juan" Art Gallery (Montevideo, Uruguay).
2006- She was a member of the jury at the First International Salon of Engraving organized by the "Lolita Rubial" Foundation (Minas, Lavalleja).
1964 to 1982- He participates in several individual and collective exhibitions in Uruguay.
1974- He is part of the Plastic Arts Pavilion of the 5th Rotary Congress (Uruguay).
1974- Rural Association of Montevideo (Uruguay).
1974 - Municipality of Tacuarembó (Uruguay).
1974 - Municipal Library of Paysandú (Uruguay).
1974 - National Museum of Plastic Arts in Rivera (Uruguay).
1974 - Collective exhibition at Bank of America (Montevideo, Uruguay).
1974 - B'nai B'rith de Artigas (Uruguay).
1976- "Salón del Este para pintura joven Uruguaya", American Art Museum, Maldonado (Uruguay).
1976- Bruzzone Gallery Art Club (Uruguay).
1976- "Montevideo City" Painting Saloon, Aramayo Gallery (Montevideo, Uruguay).
1976- Exhibition of Plastic Artists from the North of the country, Municipal Subway (Montevideo, Uruguay).
1976- Collective exhibition at Club Remeros Salto (Uruguay).
1976- XXIV Municipal Exhibition of Plastic Arts (Montevideo, Uruguay).
1976- VII National Spring Exhibition of Plastic and Visual Arts (Salto, Uruguay).
1976- "The Best of the Year" Exhibition, Art Gallery of the Alliance Française (Montevideo, Uruguay).
1979- XLIII National Salon of Plastic Arts of Uruguay.
1979- I Salon del Interior (Rocha, Uruguay).
1979- X National Spring Exhibition (Salto, Uruguay).
1979 - Banco República Oriental del Uruguay Hall.
1979 - Municipal Hall of Plastic Arts (Montevideo, Uruguay).
1979 - Bruzzone Gallery Art Club (Uruguay).
1980- III Eastern Biennial, American Art Museum of Maldonado (Uruguay).
1980- I National Salon of San José (Uruguay).
1980- Four Collective Exhibitions at Bruzzone Gallery: "El Collage", "La Literatura en la Pintura", "Siglo XXI", "La Música en la Pintura" (Uruguay).
1980- XLIV National Exhibition of Plastic and Visual Arts of Uruguay.
1980- Exhibition "Spanish Embassy Award" (Montevideo, Uruguay).
1981- XLV National Exhibition of Plastic and Visual Arts of Uruguay.
1981- I Spring Biennial of Salto (Uruguay).
1981- Bruzzone Gallery (Montevideo, Uruguay).
1979 - Paraguayan Institute of Hispanic Culture (Asunción, Paraguay).
1979 - Art Emporium, New York (USA).
1981 - V International Art Biennial (Valparaíso, Chile).
1983 - V International Art Biennial (Valparaiso, Chile).
1983 - XVll São Paulo Art Biennial (Brazil).
Acquisition Award "Molinos Gramón", VII Autumn Salon.
Acquisition Award Departmental Council of Treinta y Tres at the IX Salon of Plastic Artists of the Interior.
Portrait Award at the XXVIII National Salon of Plastic Arts of Uruguay.
Prize National Commission of Fine Arts at the X Salon of Plastic Artists of the Interior
1st Prize at the Salón del Este for Young Uruguayan Painting, MAAM (Maldonado, Uruguay).
1st Prize (Gold Medal) at the VII Salón Nacional de Primavera de Artes Plásticas y Visuales (Salto, Uruguay)
Selected as the "Revelation of the year 1976 in Painting", in the Exhibition "The Best of the year 1976", at the Art Gallery of the French Alliance (Montevideo, Uruguay).
Acquisition Award at the XII Salón Nacional de Artes Plásticas y Visuales del Uruguay.
Acquisition Prize (for the MAAM) at the 2nd Biennial of Uruguayan Art of the MAAM (Maldonado, Uruguay).
1st Prize at the 1st Salon del Interior (Rocha, Uruguay, 1979).
University of the Republic Award at the X National Spring Salon, Gold Medal (Salto, Uruguay, 1979)
4th Prize at the Salon del Banco República, 1979.
Acquisition Award at the XLIII National Salon of Plastic Arts.
1st Prize at the III Biennial of Uruguayan Painting, MAAM (Maldonado, Uruguay, 1980)
Acquisition Award at the 1st National Salon of San Jose, Uruguay.
Acquisition Award at the 44th National Salon of Plastic Arts, 1980.
1st Prize for Painting, Spanish Embassy, at the 1st Salon of Plastic Arts, Spanish Embassy, 1980.
2nd Prize at the V International Art Biennial (Valparaiso, Chile, 1981).
Grand National Prize for Painting at the 47th National Salon of Plastic Arts.
Prize at the I Biennial of Plastic Artists of the Interior, San José Museum, Uruguay.
INCA Award, 1984.
Decorated by the Ministry of Culture of France as "Chevalier de l'Ordre des Arts et des Lettres de France", June 1985.
Morosoli Prize 1999 in Painting, Lolita Ruibal Foundation.
Gardel Award 2007 in Plastic Arts, Carlos Gardel Foundation, Tacuarembó, Uruguay.
Died in Montevideo on June 23rd, 2020.