Born in Yorkshire in 1965, studied at Harrogate College of Art, North Yorkshire. On finishing art college worked as a photographer in advertising and in commercial / industrial. Worked as a prison officer for several years before returning to a creative career as a painter in 2001.

Exhibited widely for three years, both solo and with various galleries, before relocating to Suffolk in early 2004. Opened the Studio Gallery in Southwold, Suffolk where began to sell solely from own gallery until 2006.

Work can now be found in numerous quality galleries around the country.

Exhibited with:

The Hunter Gallery, Long Melford, Suffolk
Byard Art, Cambridge
Artshed, Ware, Hertfordshire
Baillie Gallery, London
Folkes-Miller Fine Art, Long Melford, Suffolk
Ginger Gallery, Bristol, Avon
Rostra Gallery, Bath, Avon
The Wildwood Gallery, Bury St. Edmunds, Suffolk
Buckenham Gallery, Southwold, Suffolk
The Affordable Art Fair, Battersea Park, London
The Walker Gallery, Harrogate, North Yorkshire
St. John Street Gallery, Ashbourne, Derbyshire
Aldeburgh Contemporary Arts, Aldeburgh, Suffolk
The Haddenham Gallery, Ely, Cambridgeshire
Hope Gallery, Castleton, Derbyshire
A+ Gallery, Newark, Nottinghamshire
The Thoresby Gallery, Thoresby, Nottinghamshire
Morgan Stanley, Canary Wharf, London

Solo exhibitions:

The Studio Gallery, Southwold, Suffolk
Pond Gallery, Snape Maltings, Suffolk
Amber House Gallery, Tideswell, Derbyshire
Turnstone Gallery, Whitby, N. Yorkshire
The East Street Gallery, Southwold, Suffolk
Keddleston Hall, National Trust, Derbyshire
The Mezzanine Gallery, Millgate Museum, Newark, Nottinghamshire
The Percy Laws Gallery, East Retford, Nottinghamshire
The King of Hearts, Norwich, Norfolk
The Peter Pears Gallery, Aldeburgh, Suffolk
North York Mooors National Park Centre, North Yorkshire
Targetfollow Arts, Centrepoint, London