Date of Birth: 1950, Glasgow
Date of RGI election: 1989
Other memberships: RSW (1997)
Studied Glasgow School of Art, 1968-73, awarded Post Graduate Year, 1972-73. Studied Hospitalfield, Arbroath, 1972 & 73. Awarded Travelling Scholarship to Crete, 1974. Started teaching in Glasgow Schools, 1974 and tutoring at GSA in 1986. Gave up all teaching posts in 1989 to concentrate on painting full-time. During the past 30 years I have travelled and painted extensively throughout Europe, South Africa and the Far East, exhibiting in 27 solo exhibitions throughout the UK, South Africa and USA Works are included in many public and private collections throughout the world.
1972 R.S.A. Student Painting Award; 1973 GSA Travelling Scholarship to Crete; 1973 W O Hutcheson Prize for Drawing; 1987 Scottish Amicable Award (RGI); 1987 Lauder Award, Glasgow Art Club
1997 The Everard Read Gallery, Johannesburg; The Open Eye Gallery, Edinburgh; 1998 The Portland Gallery, London; Roger Billcliffe Gallery, Glasgow; 1999 Corrymella Scott Gallery, Newcastle upon Tyne; 2000 Open Eye Gallery, Edinburgh; Everard Read Gallery, Cape Town; 2001 The Everard Read Gallery, Johannesburg; 2002 Open Eye Gallery, Edinburgh; Lemon Street Gallery, Truro
Argyll County Council; Argyll Group; Arthur Anderson & Co; Ayrshire Museums; Black Bull Hotel, Killearn; Clyde Property, Glasgow; Clydesdale Bank PLC; Craig Capital Corporation USA; Dawn Group, Glasgow; De Beers; Drambuie PLC; Dunedin Fund Managers; Edinburgh Fund Managers; Edinburgh Tapestry Company; Enterprise Oil London; First National Bank of South Africa; Flemings; Ford Collection USA; Leeds Education Authority; Lillie Art Gallery; MISYS PLC; Cargill Inc.; Old Mutual PLC; Paintings in Hospitals, Scotland; Ross Harper & Murphy; Royal Bank of Scotland PLC; Scottish Amicable Assurance Co Ltd; Scottish Arts Council; Scottish Office, Edinburgh; Scotts Restaurant PLC; Tods Murray WS; Touche Ross; United Distillers PLC