Born in London in 1956
Grew up in the Scottish Highlands
1976-82 Studied at Edinburgh College of Art and Heriot Watt University
Graduated with BA hons in Painting, and a Postgraduate diploma in Fine Art (with Distinction)
1983-85 Lecturer in the Painting School, ECA
1986 Elected to RSW (Royal Scottish Society of Painters of Watercolour)
1987-88 Lived and painted in Spain
1991-93 Part time Lecturer in Painting, Edinburgh College of Art
Taught Life Drawing for Design School at ECA
2006-2007 lived and painted in Vienna, Austria. Visited and worked in Switzerland, Czech Republic, Slovakia, Italy and Hungary. Exhibited in Vienna.
2016 Lived and worked in Northern France.
1980 Carnegie Travelling Scholarship, Royal Scottish Academy Student Exhibition
1981 Andrew Grant Travelling Scholarship to New York
1981 Largo Award, ECA
1981-82 Andrew Grant Major Award Travelled to France and Italy. Stayed at the British School in Rome
1991 May Marshall Brown Award (RSW)
1998 William Gilles Award RSW
Solo Exhibitions since 1985
The Thackeray Gallery 2017 and 2019
The Scottish Gallery 1985, 90,96,2004,2010- Following On Exhibition, 2018
The Macaulay Gallery, Stenton 1986,88,92
An Tatha Solais, Ullapool 2015, 21016, 2017 e Thackeray Gallery, 1991, 93
Corrymella Scott Gallery 1996,98, 2000, 03, 08, 15,16
Henshelwood Gallery 2006
Portland Gallery 1995, 97, 99, 2005
Richmond Hill Gallery 2007
Corto & Nero, Wien 2007
Lemon St Gallery. Journeys to Europe 2008
Open Eye Gallery 2014, 2016
Duncan Miller Fine Arts 2010, 2011, 2014
Brian Sinfield Gallery 2013, 2015, 2019
Group Exhibitions since 1985
The Scottish Gallery, Edinburgh
Macaulay Gallery, Stenton
Thackeray Gallery, London
Corrymella Scott, Newcastle upon Tyne
Portland Gallery, London
Henshelwood Gallery, Newcastle
Roger Billcliffe Gallery, Glasgow
Falle Fine Art, Jersey
Richmond Hill Gallery, London
Corto and Nero, Vienna
Galerie Wolfrum, Vienna
Duncan Miller Fine Arts, London
Lemon St Gallery, Truro
RGI, RSA, RA, RSW
Islington Art Fairs, 20/21st RCA, London. Glasgow Art Fair
Tatha Gallery, Newport upon Tay
Fidra Fine Art, Gullane
Kilmorack Gallery, Beauly
Thackeray Gallery, Summer Show 2016 and The Land and Sea III 2017, Thackeray Gallery 50th Birthday Celebration Exhibition.The Land and Sea 2019
Gordon Brown Gallery, Tain
An Tatha Solais, Ullapool 2015, 2016, 2017
1999 Royal Bank of Scotland. Designed two tapestries for The Younger Building (for George Younger) Unveiled by Princess Anne.
Standard Life. Paintings of Edinburgh International Fireworks and Princes St Gardens for their new headquarters in Lothian road, Edinburgh.
Painted Sir Bob Reid and Lady Jo Reid.
Many private commissions, including a two year commission working in Tuscany, Italy. 2013-2015.
Public and Corporate Collections
Bank of Scotland, Britoil, Credit Lyonnais, Dundas and Wilson WS, Shepherd and Wedderburn WS, Dunedin Fund Managers, Edinburgh University, ECA, Heriot Watt University, Ethicon, Northern General Hospital, Art In Healthcare, Robert Fleming Holdings, RBS, HBOS, Royal Bank of Scotland Singapore, Scottish Life, Scottish Provident, Scottish Widows, Standard Life, Tysak and Partners and Stirling Art Gallery.
Works in numerous private collections throughout UK, Singapore, Australia, New Zealand, USA, Spain, Austria, Holland, France, Belgium, Germany, Japan and India.