Representational painter and teacher who created carefully wrought portraits, interiors and still lifes. He was born in Manchester, studied at Aberystwyth University, 1975–8, and settled in Stafford, where he taught painting and drawing part-time. He won prizes at Regeneration, Walker Art Gallery, Liverpool, 1984; Mid Art Annual Open Competition, Dudley Art Gallery, 1988; Staffordshire Open, Shire Hall Gallery, Stafford, a series from 1993; The Discerning Eye, Mall Galleries, 1997; and Three Counties Open, Keele University Gallery, and Grosvenor Museum, 3rd Open Art Competition, Chester, both 1999. Took part in many group shows, including RA Summer Exhibition, from 1986, Hunting Art Prizes, from 1988, and Singer & Friedlander/Sunday Times Watercolour Competition, from 1997.

Text source: 'Artists in Britain Since 1945' by David Buckman (Art Dictionaries Ltd, part of Sansom & Company)

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