Painter, born in Cervignano (UD) in 1924. He studies in the boarding school in Tolmin, in Slovenia where he lives up to the Second World War. In 1946, Pier Paolo Pasolini finds that his pictures are among the best expression of neo-realism. The deep bond with Pasolini brings him to collaborate in some films of his and to later write books on the poet after his death. From 1948 to 1966 he participates to six editions of the Biennale Exhibition in Venice (where he wins the Ginori Award and the Fontanesi Award), a Biennale Exhibition of St. Paul, two Quadrennials in Rome. From the sixties onwards, he is uses country life to represent the industrial society; he is also attracted by informal art, on to end some decade he gives life to a cycles of anatomies, from the heads of goat to butterflies.
In 1984 he offered a teaching position at the Art Institute of San Francisco. He died in Palmanova (UD) in 2015.