Attended both the Regent Street Polytechnic and the Central School of Arts & Crafts studying General Drawing, Illustration, Life Drawing, Painting, Draped Life and Calligraphy. During this time tutors included Mervyn Peake for Life Drawing. Keith Vaughan for Illustration and Irene Wellington for Calligraphy.

Affiliated to a Commercial Art Studio for several years and then practised as a Free Lance Artist.

Taught part-time at the Lincoln School of Art.

Exhibitions Overseas:

The Mitras Gallery Abu Dhabi UAE
The Hilton Hotel Abu Dhabi UAE
The British Embassy (In Aid of LEPRA) Abu Dhabi UAE
The Abu Dhabi Cultural Centre UAE
‘Whaletail’ Wildlife Art Exhibition (In aid of the Conservation of East African Wildlife) Nairobi, Kenya

Exhibitions UK:

Various group exhibitions in Sussex & Surrey including:
The North Weald, Reigate
ASA Horsham & Sussex County Arts Club, Brighton
The Mercer Art Gallery, Harrogate
Alresford Gallery, Alresford, Hampshire
St David’s Hall Gallery, Cardiff
Southampton City Art Gallery
The Pastel Society Exhibition, Mall Galleries, annually
The Society of Wildlife Artists Exhibition, Mall Galleries
The Society of Botanical Artists Exhibition, Westminster Gallery
The Watercolour and Drawing Exhibition London
Picture Craft Gallery Ltd, Holt, Norfolk


The Frank Herring & Sons Award - Pastel Society 2002
Honorable Mention for the Founder Presidents
Honour - Society of Botanical Artists 2003
Elected a Member of the Pastel Society 2003
Purcell Paper Award - Pastel Society 2012


Article - The Artist Magazine March 2010 by Ken Gofton
Article - 'Making a Mark' Review by Artist & Writer Katherine Tyrrell - Pastel Society Exhibition 2011

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