Biographical Details

1972-73 Foundation Course at Leicester School of Art
1973-76 BA (Hons) Fine Art, Painting at Leicester School of Art
1976-78 Taught at Rugby College of Art
1977-80 Post-Graduate Painting, Royal Academy Schools
1981 Taught painting and drawing at Royal Academy Schools

Scholarships, Awards and Prizes
1978 Freeman of the Worshipful Co.,of Painters Stainers
1978-79 David Murray landscape prize
1978-79 Eric Kennington Prize for drawing
1978 Royal College of Surgeons 'Dooley' Prize for Anatomical Drawing
1979 Royal Academy of Art Silver Medal for drawing
1980-81 Elizabeth Greenshield Scholarship
1980-81 Richard Ford Scholarship to Spain
2002 The Prince of Wales's Prize for Portrait Drawing
2004 Freedom of the City of London
2019 Royal Society of Portrait Painters "Ondaatje " Prize for portraiture and the Society's Gold Medal

Other Society Membership

Royal Society of Portrait Painters (RP)

Past Exhibitions

Thos. Agnews
New Grafton Gallery
National Portrait Gallery
The Fine Art Society
Everard Read, South Africa
Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace,
D-Day Veteran's, "The Last of the Tide"


2006 "The New English" by K.McConkey, ISBN 1903973988
2012 "Masterclass" - A personal vision by Oliver Lange, The Artist, Sept.
2019 Artists and Illustrators, interview by Rachel Funnell, "5 things I've learned"