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Biography

Born 1948

Studies

1964-66Sir John Cass Art School
1966-70City and Guilds Art School
1970Travelling Scholarship to Florence
1971-74Royal College of Art Painting School

Exhibitions - Solo

1974Hay Galleries
1975Fortesque Gallery, london
1976Caldwell Galleries, Dublin and Belfast
1980Trumpington Gallery, Cambridge
1981Collection Gallery, Stockholm
1990Broughton House Gallery, Cambridge
1993-96Sebastian Pearson Gallery, Cambridge
2008Chappel Galleries Essex
2010British High Commission, Delhi

Exhibitions - Mixed (London)

Agnews
Anna-Mei Chadwick
Laing Landscape Competition
Mistral Gallery
National Portrait Gallery
New English Art Club
New Grafton Gallery
Opix Gallery
Piccadilly Gallery
Royal Academy (Summer Exhibitions)
Royal Portrait Society
Royal Society of British Artists
Tryon Gallery
W H Patterson
Young Contemporaries

Exhibitions - Mixed (Provincial)

Bircham Gallery
Blackheath Gallery
Broughton House Gallery
Century Gallery
Compton Gallery
D’Arcy Gallery
Fenny Lodge Gallery
Geedon Gallery
John Noot Gallery
Langham Gallery
Nevill Gallery
Northern Young Contemporaries
Whitworth Gallery
Ombersley Gallery
Phoenix Gallery
Primavera, Cambridge
Sarah Samuels Fine Paintings
Sebastian Pearson Gallery
Thomas Plinkett Fine Art
Wykeham Gallery
Yarrow Gallery

Exhibitions - Mixed (Abroad)

British High Commission, New Delhi
“Troika”, Suruchi Gallery New Delhi
Vasant Gallery, New Delhi

Prizes

B.E.A Art Awards 1972
Prizewinner The Discerning Eye 1992

Publishing

Contributor to The Artist since 1976; also contributed articles to Art and Artists, Artist and Illustrator and Leisure Painter
Learn to Draw the Figure (Collins)
Sketching with James Horton (Collins)
Introduction to Drawing (Dorling Kindersley, in association with the Royal Academy)
Composition (Quintet)
Skin Tones (Batsford)
Pastel Techniques (Chrysalis)
Beginner’s Guide to Human Anatomy (New Holland)
Painting Landscapes in Oil (Search Press) 2007

Teaching

Has taught part-time at Sir John Cass, Mary Ward Centre, CCAT (now Anglia Ruskin University) and has been lecturer and guest tutor at various colleges.
Invited regularly by art societies to give talks and demonstrations.
Runs painting and drawing classes in the UK and painting courses abroad.

Portraits and Commissions (Recent)

Brenda Ryman, late mistress of Girton College, Cambridge
Lord and Lady Hemingford
Sir Eli Lauterpacht, CBE, QC
Lady Lauterpacht
Jean Gooder and colleagues, Newnham College, Cambridge
Professor Thomas Sherwood, Professor of Radiology, Addenbrookes Hospital, Cambridge
Chris Russell, Dover Federation of the Arts

Other

Demonstrator at Art in Action, Waterperry House 2003

Artist in Residence at Mount Athos (Patron HRH Prince Charles) 2002 followed by exhibition at Highgrove

Artist Adviser to Winsor and Newton for Paint and Painting at the Tate Gallery 1982

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