Painter and teacher, married to the artist Elspeth Harrigan, their daughter Claire also being a painter. He studied at Glasgow School of Art, 1956–61, gaining his diploma in drawing and painting 1960, postgraduate diploma in printmaking, 1961. Won the Laing Landscape Competition, 1980, the Scotsman Art Competition in 1985. Regular showed in mixed exhibitions in Scotland; shared a show with his wife and daughter at Vicarage Cottage Gallery in North Shields, 1995; solo exhibitions included Flying Colours Gallery in Edinburgh.

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

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