Education
1956- 60 Graduate and post graduate studies at The Royal College of Art Travelling scholarship to france
1982 Elected Royal Academician
1984 Elected Associate Royal Watercolour Society
1985 Elected Full Member RWS

Selected Touring Exhibitions
1981- 82 Fragments against Ruin, Arts Council The Subjective Eye, Midland Group Arts Council
1982-83 Shrines of Life, Central Art Gallery, Milton Keynes; Mappin Gallery, Sheffield; Leicester Polytechnic; Cartwright Hall, Bradford; Ferens Art Gallery, Hull
1985 Critics Choice, Leeds City Art Gallery
1988 Contemporary Spirit of Cumbria, Manchester City Art Gallery and Bankside Gallery
1989 British art 1939-1989 faces of Britain, Touring to China

Selected Solo Exhibitions
1984 West Yorkshire Arts Association, Kirklees
1987 Midnight Muse, Manchester City Art Gallery
1988 City Art Gallery, Wakefield
1995 Boundary Gallery, London
1996 Retrospective at Dean Clough Galleries, Halifax
2002 Vertigo, London

Awards
1982 Elected Royal Academician
1984 Eastern Arts Drawing Prize Rowney Drawing Prize
1985 Elected member of Royal Watercolour Association
1987 Lorne Scolarship

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