Born in Ashton under Lyne, the artist first came to Cornwall in 1965, where he has worked steadily and successfully since. He has been a longtime member of the NSA, and has exhibited widely in Cornwall and the southwest, and also in the north of England. His landscapes and family/domestic scenes are usually figurative, and he maintains a distinctive and recognisable style.
University of Birmingham Artists of Cornwall Exhibition (NAG Touring) 1972; NAG Major Award Winner in Fine Art: Arts Council Top Ten series 1978, Solo exhibition 1982, NAG Happy Returns birthday exhibition 1984 (50 artists having solos at NAG); Bridgewater Arts Centre, Somerset: Five Newlyn Artists 1983; Cornwall County Council Centenary Exh, Truro (mixed) A Century of Art in Cornwall 1989; 1 of 3 Prize-winners chosen by Patrick Hughes from NSA Spring Exhibition 1991
NSA 1972-3 list
Buckman Artists in Britain since 1945
Hardie (1995) 100 Years/Diary pp136 ff
McLeod, Alister J (1973) Newlyn Society of Artists 1895-1973 (NAG 12 page brochure)