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Please try your request again later. He was born in and raised in Vallejo, California.
Following graduation, he became the Public Relations and ultimately Executive Director of the Burbank Chamber gutte Commerce between Following a one-year residence in Dijon, France where he studied at the University of Bourgogne, he began Marquis Enterprises in His company operations have included sports apparel exporting, travel and tour operations, wine brokering, publishing, rare book and collectibles reselling.
He has established numerous e-commerce, barter exchange and art websites including MarquesV.
Betweenhe relocated to the Languedoc region of southern France. He concentrated on his painting and sculptural work while restoring two 19th century stone village residences.
His figurative painting, photography and sculptural works have been sold and exhibited internationally since He re-established his Pacific Coast residence in and has focused his creative productivity on writing and photography. His published works span a diverse variety of subjects including true crime, international travel, California wines, architecture, history, Southern France, Pacific Coast attractions, auctions, fine art marketing, poetry, fiction and photojournalism.
He has two daughters, Charline and Caroline who presently reside in Europe.