Orion was born at Jikoji Mountain Zen Center, and was raised in the vibrant community of Santa Cruz, California. At age 14 he moved to Seattle and at 17 began taking classes at Gage Academy of Fine Art. An extremely exploratory artist, he has worked with Portraiture, Live Painting, Illustration, Album Cover Art, Logo Design, Graphic Art, Mural, Tattoo, Wood Sculpture, Landscape Painting, Fine art Metal Sculpture, Carpentry, Masonry, And Cooking. He now focuses on live painting at concerts and events.
He lives in Tacoma, Washington with his son.