Born in Appleby Magna, Leicestershire.
Studied at Loughborough, Brighton, & Manchester Colleges of Art.
1965- 68. Heat of Art & Deisgn at St. Edmund's School. Canterbury.
1969 - 93. Senior Lecturer & Head of Department, Bedford College of Physical Education
1993- 97. Head of Art Education. De Montford University Bedford.
1995 - 99. External Examiner for Art. B.Ed., & M.A. at Queen's University , Belfast, & Anglia University
1997. Early Retirement to become a Professional Artist
2000. Founder of the Fellowship of Professional & Amateur Artists
2003. Prize winner of four National Open Competitions
2004 - 10. Solo Exhibitions - London, Florida,Tokyo, Rushden, Riseley, Bedford, Wellingborough, Edinburgh, Bath,Kettering Aldeburgh, Manchester, Higham Ferrers,, Coggeshall.
2000-2012. Group Exhibitions - Belfast, Winchester, Aldeburgh, Royal birmingham Society of Artists, Market Harborough, Oundle, Royal Society of Marine Artists - Mall Gallery London, New English Art Club, London, Leicester, Northampton Town & Country Art Society. Bedford Art Society, Fellowship of Professional & Amateur Artists and Milton Keynes.
2010. Awarded F.F.P.A.A
2012. Finalist in International Artist Competition