Born in Winchester, England, in 1943. Studied at the Southern College of Art, Southampton, and Liverpool Polytechnic.
Taught drawing, painting and illustration in Art Schools in England from 1973-1996.
Elected to the Royal Institute of Painters in Water Colours (RI) in 1977. Served as Honorary Secretary, Exhibitions Secretary, and from 2009 to present, Vice-President RI.
Appointed Trustee and Governor, Federation of British Artists 2004-10. Is represented in the UK Government Art Collection.
Appointed Judge for Shanghai Zhujiajiao International Watercolour Biennial Exhibition 2012 and Art of Watercolour World Watercolour Competition 2014.
Has exhibited widely in group, one-man and small group shows in the UK and abroad, including the US, Canada, China, France, Germany and Greece. He received Southern Arts Awards in 1976, 1984 and 1992; and the Winsor & Newton/RI Award in 1999.
Downland prospect, watercolour