1937 Born in Bolton, Lancashire.  
1954-58 Studied at Wigan College of Art.  
1958-59 Painting Scholarship.  
1959-60 Studied at Goldsmiths College, London.  
1958-61 Periodically lived and worked in Cornwall.  
1959 One Man Exhibition, Aveguard Gallery, Manchester.  
1960 Young Contemporaries Exhibition, London  
1961-62 Part-time teaching at Bolton College of Art.
Lectured for Extra-Mural Department, University of Manchester.
 
1961

Animated Filmmaking. Received commissions from Granada Television and the Manchester Institute of Contemporary Art.

 
1961-64 Lived and worked in London and Essex.  
1963 Four Northern Painters Exhibition, Manchester City Art Gallery.  
1964-66 Lecturer at Salford College of Art  
1965 One Man Exhibition, Moyan Gallery, Manchester.
Commissioned to produce a Kinetic Feature by British Cotton Board.
Group Exhibition, Didsbury College, Manchester.
 
1966-88 Senior Lecturer, Faculty of Art and Design, Manchester Polytechnic.  
1966 Media 4, Salford Art Gallery.  
1969 "Here and Now" Group Exhibition, Manchester College of Art Gallery.  
1971 One Man Exhibition, Didsbury College Gallery, Manchester.  
1976 One Man Exhibition, Peterloo Gallery, Manchester.  
1978 One Man Exhibition, Turnpike Gallery, Leigh.  
1964-79

Occasional lecturing for the Extra-Mural Department, University of Manchester.
Visiting Lecturer at Wolverhampton and Cardiff Colleges of Art.
MMU (since 1988).

 
1980 Arts Council Exhibition, The Holden Gallery, Manchester.  
1982

One Man Exhibition, Alsager Gallery.

 
1984-85

Visiting Lecturer at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago.

 
1987 One Man Exhibition, Hanover Gallery, Liverpool.
Major New Works, Jan Cicero Gallery, Chicago.
 
1988

One Man Exhibition, The Holden Gallery, Manchester.
Left Teaching to paint full time.

 
1989 One Man Exhibition, Dean Clough Gallery, Halifax.  
1990 One Man Exhibition, Turnpike Gallery, Leigh.  
1995 One Man Exhibition, Hanover Gallery, Liverpool.  
2000 Ove Arup Better World Space Gallery, Manchester.  
2002 One Man Exhibition, Stockport Art Gallery.  
2004 One Man Exhibition, Bolton Art Gallery.  
2005 One Man Exhibition, NEWI Gallery, Wrexham.  
2005

One Man Exhibition, Crossley Gallery, Dean Clough, Halifax.

 
2005

One Man Exhibition, ArtDiana Gallery, Helsinki.

 
2006 Curator's Choice, Dean Clough, Halifax.  
2007 One Man Exhibition, Artsmill Gallery, Hebden Bridge.  
2010 One Man Exhibition, Dukes Oak Gallery, Brereton.  
2011 One Man Exhibition, Waterside Arts Centre, Sale.  
 

 

 
 
 
 
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