1968 Born, Chatham, Kent, UK
1982 - 87 Gravesend Grammar School for Boys
1987 - 91 Leeds University, Fine Art
Tutored for 3 years by Terry Atkinson, founder member of Art & Language.
1st class Honours degree.
1990 - 92 Working with Graham Ramsay
1990 New Contemporaries: touring exhibition: Arnolfini, Bristol; Third Eye Centre, Glasgow; Arts Council, Northern Ireland; Institute of Contemporary Art, London.
1992 RamsayBird, Gimpel Fils, London
1993 - 96 Rethink. Travelling in Europe, working as a sign-painter, island of Paros, Greece.
1996 Moved to Lyme Regis, Dorset. Began working in watercolour.
Summer Exhibition, Royal Academy, London.
Winter Exhibition, Royal South West Academy, Bristol.
1998 - 2000 Working with John Fowles on his last book, painting the 44 portaits for 'Lyme Worthies'.
These include: John Fowles, author of The French Lieutenant's Woman, The Collector, et al.
Sir Neville Marriner, conductor; Selima Hill, poet.
Another of the subjects was Derek Steinberg, consultant psychiatrist to the Royal Maudsley and Royal Bethlem hospitals, London. A long friendship discussing art, psychology and philosophy: all the ideas of his last book 'Consciousness Reconnected'. The most important education I have ever had. He died in 2006.
2003 'Muster Marks' paintings.
Recording 'Ma Jolie', an album of guitar compositions. Produced by Joanna Leach and Athene Records. Featured on BBC Radio 3, Late Junction, August.
2018 Resumed painting.
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