• 1953 Born, Cumbria
  • 1971-72 Carlisle College of Art
  • 1973-76 BA (Hons) 1st class with special distinction, Leicester Polytechnic
  • 1976-78 Awarded post graduate scholarship to the Slade School of Fine Art, University College, London taight by Uglow, Freud, Gowing etc
  • 1979-80 Invited to spend a year painting in southern Spain
  • 1980-83 Teaching life drawing one day a week at Carlisle College of Art
  • 1980 onward Painting full time, based in Cumbria and exhibiting throughout the country