Well-known for such award-winning art film projects as Spark to be (2011) and Decasia (2002), he received an Alpert Award and a Guggenheim Fellowship and had his work exhibited inside a 2014-2015 NY Museum of Contemporary Art (MOMA) retrospective. Through the 1980s, he went to both Reed University as well as the Cooper Union College of Artwork. His first film projects consist of Night time Highway (1990) and Shed Avenues (1991). Most of his artwork films consist of musical elements, plus some possess ratings by such high-profile composers as Philip Cup and Steve Reich. He spent his early years in Chicago, Illinois, and later on settled in NEW YORK. He collaborated with jazz guitarist Expenses Frisell around the acclaimed 2014 function The Great Overflow.