I studied Fine Art at Manchester Polytechnic 1975-78 BA Hons, Sculpture at St Martin’s School of Art 1978-79 then became sculptural assistant to Garth Evans. My youth and early twenties were spent in a working community of Metalworkers. I have exhibited internationally and nationally completing many commissions: New Contemporaries 1978, Northern Young Contemporaries 1976-79. Projects include Anglo French collaboration Monument aftermath of war Sainsbury’s Art Center U A L Norwich 2014. Artworks Open 2018 Barbician Trust London NI. Brink Marylebone London2016. Burghley Sculpture Garden 2016-19. The Open West 2015. Flux Rag Factory London Feb 2015. Solo exhibitions: Air Gallery London 1982, Stockport Art Gallery 1976, Northwest Center Arts 1975. I have undertaken a major residential placement at Leemetals Macclesfield 1980 to 1982, receiving a Major Award from North West Arts. I have work in public and private collections. Commissions include: North West Arts, Marks and Spencer PLC, Stanhope Developments. Finca la techa Malaga Spain.
Formerly Director of Three Dimensional Studies at Kingsway College Clarkenwell Centre for the Arts EC1. For 28 years I taught full-time in schools, colleges and universities throughout London. I resumed my sculptural practice in 2011 and worked in Acme Studios, Stockwell London untill October 2019. After contracting endocarditis I was fortunate to have major heart surgery and six weeks recovering in an icu. I now work in my west London Studio.