I was born in 1952, exactly five hundred years to the year that Leonard Da Vinci was born. I went to a secondary boarding school at the age of eleven. In 1968 age sixteen I was awarded first prize for highest graded ‘O’ Level in Art at my school. In 1970, I moved to Eastbourne East Sussex and went to Art School there and studied print making and illustration. I was the only one in my year to fail the illustration course. In 1972 I was awarded most meritorious students of the year for my printmaking. In 1974 I was awarded vocational certification printmaking and illustration. That year I went to Byams Shaw Art college. I had to work in a factory, twelve hours a day seven days a week during college holidays.
I 1976 I had one painting shown at the Royal Academy with the Stowell’s competition. In 1977 I was joint first prize for best painting at college. In that year I gained London certificate in Art and Design (distinction) and upper second in Painting. In 2003 I
In 2015 Pallant House, Outside In accepted my work at the Phoenix Gallery in Brighton Arts Festival. I sold a painting for £300. Currently showing three paintings in the Sharp Gallery, Lamberth London.