I met Greg a few years ago when we were both in the process of improving our lives. We reconnected a while ago (on facebook) and I love his work. the light and the wackyness of it.
At the moment he is planning on competing in the International Trompe l'oeil Festival in Lodi in Italy. Hope everything goes well for you Greg and that you get to Northern Italy in a few months. Keeping my fingers crossed for you.
Not sure if this link works but here goes:
He now has his website up and running: