Born and raised in Victoria, BC and son of a German nurse and West Coast film maker. Travelled to Japan, Norway, Mexico, New Zealand, Bermuda and Australia. Moved to Toronto in 2000 and tattooed for 8 years before moving back home to the island. Continued to tattoo full time throughout the years and has been at Government Street Tattoo for 3 years. Creates illustrative tattoos with a strong focus on Japanese.