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Educated Bolton School, Bolton College of Art, Manchester College of Art (NDD, D.A. Manc, Bronze Medal for Painting, Proctor Memorial Travelling Scholar to Paris), Slade School of Fine Art. Winifred Smith and Maud Foster Travelling Scholar. Slade Diploma in Fine Art (Very highly commended). First prizes in figure painting and drawing, landscape, plant and still life drawing, Steer Landscape Prize. Esmond Scholar of the British Institute in Paris; studied etching with S.W. Hayter at Atelier 17.


Major Group Shows:

John Moores, Liverpool. London Group. Arts Council Tours. Bradford Biennale (invited artist). Salon des Nouvelles R�alites, Mus�e d�Art Moderne, Paris. Royal Academy Summer Exhibition. Bankside Open Painter Printmakers 1990, 1992, 1994. The Northern ~8chool - Pelter Sands Gallery Bristol, selected Northern Galleries and Boundary Gallery London.

Print Makers Council exhibitions: Contemporary Art Fair Olympia; Royal Festival Hall; Landau 1993; Paris 1994, 1996; US / UK Print Connection, Barbican'; Curwen Gallery, 1997.

Elected Member of The Contemporary Portrait Society, exhibited Medici Gallery.

Elected Member of The National Society of Painter Sculptors, exhibited Haifa, Israel and Ben Uri Gallery, London 1997.


Solo Shows:

Zwemmer's in the Courtauld Institute;

Pump House Gallery Battersea;

Universities of Cambridge, Bristol, London, Surrey and Durham.


Work In public and private collections:

in Britain and abroad including Department of the Environment, Slade School of Art, Bolton School, Bolton Art Gallery, Scarborough Print Archive, Lvov Ukraine, Landau Germany. Lectumr in Painting and Printmaking at the University of Surrey and for Lambeth Adult Education.