I was born at Sandown , Isle of Wight , in June 1953. My parents then moved to the London borough of Sutton and Cheam where I grew up until I moved to Falmouth to attend the Art School in 1972. I have lived and worked in Cornwall ever since, settling in Helston in late 1977. Where I now live with my partner and have three children and grandchildren.
EDUCATION : Sutton East County and Greenshaw High School.
1971-72 Central School of Art (foundation).
1972-75 Falmouth School of Art.
EMPLOYMENT : Varied, always punctuated with painting and printmaking.
Technician Falmouth College of Art , late 1980's.
Gained Cert Ed stage 1 , for evening Class teaching.
Manager T.N.Lawrence & Son ltd.(worked and managed Lawrence's Cornwall factory from 1992 until it's relocation to Hove in 2009).
Currently self employed and recently working as Painter/Printmaker in the Passmore Edwards Studios, Penrose Road , Helston.
My Paintings, Lino Cuts, and Wood Engravings have been exhibited in various galleries, these include:
Newlyn Gallery, Cornwall. Trelowarren (Cornwall Crafts). Avalon Arts, Marazion . Rainy Day Gallery, Penzance. Out of The Blue, Marazion. Hampstead Theatre Gallery, London. Mid Cornwall Gallery/Museum. The Small Print Works, Penzance. The Mall Galleries, London. Trelissick Gallery, Truro. Bankside Gallery, London. Northern Print (Newcastle). Royal Birmingham Soc. of Artists. Hereford Museum Gallery. Open Space, Penryn. The Exchange, Penzance. Helston Folk Museum.