Born Kilmarnock, 1964

1982 - 86 Glasgow School of Art, BA Hons in Fine Art (Drawing and Painting)

1986 The Mary Armour Award for Still life Painting (Glasgow School of Art)
Artist in Residence, Loudoun Hall, Ayr

1989 Elected Professional Member Scottish Society of Artists and Artist Craftsmen
Invited visiting tutor, Glasgow School of Art

1990 The Lily McDoughall Award (SAAC)
Listed in '20th Century Painters and Sculptors' by Frances Spalding - (Dictionary of British Art, volume VI)

1992 Elected Professional Member Royal Watercolour Society
James Torrance Memorial Award (Royal Glasgow Institute for Fine Arts)

Solo Exhibitions
Macaulay Gallery, Stenton 1988, 89, 90,91,93
Christopher Hull Gallery, London 1988,90,92
The Gatehouse Gallery, Glasgow 1991,93
Open Eye Gallery, Edinburgh 1992

Participated in selected Group Exhibitions at over 24 Galleries in Scotland and England

Currently living in South Ayrshire. Since 1986 travelled in Britain, Europe, the United States of America, Asia and the West Indies on working expeditions.