Artist and teacher, born in Gourock, Renfrewshire. He studied part-time at Glasgow School of Art while working as a designer, then in Paris and eventually taught at the Glasgow School between the wars. He was elected RSW in 1925 and RSW in 1933 and was a member of Glasgow Art Club, living in the city but eventually settling in Stirling. Showed also at Royal Glasgow Institute of the Fine Arts, RA, Walker Art Gallery in Liverpool and elsewhere including Paris Salon, where he gained a Silver Medal in 1922. Walker Art Gallery and several Scottish public collections hold examples.

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

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