Painter and teacher, born in Shrewsbury, Shropshire. He was educated in Glasgow, then attended the School of Art there, 1933–6, and at Patrick Allan-Fraser School of Art, Hospitalfield, Arbroath, 1938–40, with James Cowie. Won RSA Carnegie Travelling Scholarship in 1939. He was for periods a lecturer at Glasgow School of Art and a lecturer for the Arts Council. Exhibited RSA, SSA, Royal Glasgow Institute of the Fine Arts and elsewhere. A number of his works, including a portrait of James Cowie, were reproduced. Lived in Glasgow.

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

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