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BIOGRAPHY

1955             born in Winchester, Hampshire
1974-77        BA Hons Fine Art, Brighton University
1980-81        PGPC printmaking diploma, Brighton University
1985-87        MA Fine Art, Newcastle University
1988-89        PGTC teaching certificate, Newcastle University


TEACHING AND AWARDS

1985-91        Teaching at South Shields College, Tyne & Wear
1991-95        Lecturer, Sunderland University, Fine Art Dept.
1985             Northern Arts Award to produce body of work
1988             Northern Arts Travel Award to India to study                             papermaking methods
1983-84       Cyprus College of Art, painting sabbatical
1993-95       Exhibition Curator, Woodhorn Museum,                                       Northumberland
1991-94        Public arts projects in Jarrow and North Tyneside
1995-6         Lecturer, Northbrook College, Worthing


SEMINARS & WORKSHOPS

1990             Gave talk at The Laing Art Gallery, Newcastle '                           India- a painter's view'
1990-91        Ran papermaking workshops at Bede Monastry, Jarrow
1990-93       Ran Summer painting & drawing classes at The                      Laing Art Gallery
1992            Taught papermaking workshops for                                          Northumberland National Trust, Hebbdon
1995-99       Taught life drawing and summer art classes at                      Knoyle Road Centre, Brighton, and summer and                      easter children's art classes, at Florence Road                          Hall, Brighton
2000-03     Ran workshops in East Sussex schools in                                   papermaking
2001-2        Attended a series of creative prosperity courses
2002-04     Completed The Landmark Forum Curriculum for                       Living Courses
2003          Created and ran 'The Passion Project', a                                   celebrities and artists art auction and exhibition,                     in aid of NCH