Born in 1946 in Burbank, California, Brian lived most of his life in the San Fernando Valley outside of Los Angeles. He has an older brother, Jeff, and a younger sister, Tricia. He has lived in Reno, Nevada for the last ten years. After a stint in the Army, 1967 to 1969, he attended California State University LA. In his senior year, he left college to pursue an art career and never looked back. He is primarily self-taught. His art is published by Collectors Editions, Inc., in Canoga Park, California and is sold in dozens of galleries world wide.