Born in 1942 in Alnwick, Northumberland, England, and studied art in Chelsea,London, 1961-1964
Teaching experience 1964-1988 in Essex , Kent and Surrey, Jersey and Newcastle,
Head of Faculty of Art ,Kenton , Newcastle 1977-1988.  UK

1981:  Hendersen Gallery, Edinburgh, Scotland.
1982:  Chinese arts and crafts centres in Oxford and Ambleside, UK.
1983:  Bondgate Gallery, Alnwick, Northumberland, UK
    Abbott Hall Gallery, Kendal ,Cumbria, UK.
    Gtreat Britain and China Centre, London, UK.
    Chandler Gallery, Leyburn,Yorkshire, UK.
    China Clipper Gallery, Chicago,USA
    Gulbenkian Museum,University of Durham,Durham, UK.
1984:  Gallery 7, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK and Nat West Bank, Newcastle
1985:  Greys Gallery, Newcastle, UK
1986:  Hatton Gallery, Newcastle UK and Priors Gallery, Barnard Castle, Durham UK
1987:  College of Art and Design, Newcastle,UK

1987-  Christies of London, UK.
1988:  Christies of London, UK Hilton Hotel, London, Beecroft Gallery Essex,UK
    CCA Christies Contemporary Gallery, Farnham, Surry,UK and Phoenix Gallery, Lavenham,  Suffolk,UK
    Grenville Gibbs Corporate Art, London ,UK and Outwood Gallery, Nutfield ,Surrey, UK
2005:  Portail de Roulettes, Salses le Château, France
2006:  Caveau Arnaud de Villeneuve, Rivesaltes, France
2008:  Galerie des Hospices, Canet en Roussillon , France
    British Gas Northern for the Wallsend Heritage Centre- a mural depicting 20 centuries of
    history in the area.
Works in public and private collections:
    Essex, Kent, Surrey, Newcastlein UK  and USA,Canada,Cyprus,France and Spain.