Self taught by trial and error!
I do however admire The Glasgow Boys (E.A.Hornel etc) and the Native American Painters (Howard Terpning, Harley Brown etc)
- Future Tuition:
I was born in Barrowford and have lived in Lancashire all my life. After Teacher Training College, I taught for a while and then moved into Graphic Design. In 1996 I became a full time artist and have now sold work worldwide.
1 Sept to Christmas at Finestra, Kirkby Lonsdale
Nov/Dec at The Wensley Gallery, Ramsbottom
SAA 2004 - Professional Artist of the Year
SAA 2004 - Best Landscape of the Year
Fellow of the British Society of Painters (FBSP)
The Artist Magazine - Main prize winner 2002/3/4/5/People's Choice winner 2006
Wirral - Winner of first Biennial
Also participated in various years at
National Exhibition of Wildlife
Manchester Academy of Fine Art
Animals, Cars & Trains, Wildlife