In 1987 he bought a large atelier in Pietrasanta and, in 1989, he presented his works for the first time at the New York Academy of Art. In the following years he held numerous personal exhibitions and received invitations to exhibit in the most important international museums; at the same time, he also received prestigious commissions for realizing monumental sculptures in the main metropolises.
His works were installed in Milan, Rome, London, Paris, Atlanta and Tokyo.
In 2001 the President of the Italian Republic awarded him the “Premio Vittorio De Sica”.
In 2002 and 2006 he worked on the set design and costumes for “Manon Lescaut” and “Tosca” by Giacomo Puccini which were performed as part of the Puccini Festival at Torre del Lago.
In Rome, in 2003 he installed the monumental work, Dea Roma and, in 2006, the monumental doors of the Basilica of Santa Maria degli Angeli e dei Martiri.