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