Born 1946 in Castletown, Sunderland, Co. Durham
Studied in Sheffield from where I was introduced to the Peak District.
Awarded a Bachelor of Education degree from Sheffield University...1968
Spent a lot of time on the land walking, climbing,pot-holing and fell running in all conditions, day and night!
Worked in Sheffield Primary schools as teacher,Headteacher from 1969.
Took up making art works full time following my retirement in 2014.
Currently occupying a studio at Bloc Studios Sheffield.
"From the Land" group show at The Old Station Gallery...Rowsley 2016
Ikea commision, "The Wonderful Everyday", group show...Sheffield 2017
"Towards Each Other"...Gallery 35...Sheffield2018
"Peaks" group show...Cupola Gallery...Hillsborough, Sheffield 2018
Group exhibition...Gallery Top...Rowsley. Derbyshire 2019
"Place"group show..Boston Castle...Rotherham, 2019
"Observations"...group show at The Tarpey Gallery, Castle Donnington, Leicester,2021
Also exhibited and sold paintings at Gallery top, Rowsley, at The Baslow Gallery in Derbyshire as well as Cuploa Gallery, Sheffield. My paintings have also sold to collectors in London and Chicago through the Saatchi Online Gallery.