Education:

1975 – 78         B.A. Joint Honours Degree in Art and Geography 2:1. University of Lancaster

1983 – 84         Postgraduate Fine Art Diploma. Cyprus College of Art.

1985 – 87         Postgraduate Diploma. Central St. Martins College of Art.

1991 – 92         Fine Art Foundry Practice. London Metropolitan University (Sir John Cass School of Art).

Awards:

1983 – 84         Peter Minet Fine Art Scholarship.

1989                    Eaton Trust Artists’ Award.

1989 – 94         Oppenheim-John Downes Memorial Trust Award.

1992                    Worshipful Company of Founders award for bronze casting at Central St. Martins.

1997                    Lottery participation award for the First Fine Art Iron Pour U.K.

1999 – 01         Making Art Work, a Visual Artists’ Development Scheme funded by Arts Council England, Suffolk County Council and E.U.

2001                    E.U. Award for research and development at the University of Cambridge.

2002                   The Leverhulme Award for Cambridge residency.

2004                   Critical Space Award from Suffolk County Council.

2005                   Oppenheim-John Downes Memorial Trust Award (a second award).

2009                   Arts Council Award for Darwin200 to work at the Burgess Shale, Canada.

Residencies / Collaborations / Projects:

1983 – 84         Painting awards to be resident for a year in Cyprus

1989 – 94         Painting awards to be resident for one full year and prolonged in Andalucia.

1999-06            Artist in Residence in the Department of Earth Sciences, University of Cambridge. A collaborative research project exploring the evolution of life and the                                       planet through palaeontology.

2009                    Artist in Residence in international collaborative project celebrating the centenary of one of the world most significant fossil discoveries                                                                            at UNESCO Burgess Shale fossil beds. Burgess Shale Geoscience Foundation, Field, British Columbia.

Solo Exhibitions:

1990                     Spain – A Journey. South Hill Park Arts Centre, Bracknell, Berks.

1992                     Spanish Works 1989-92. London Guildhall University. London E1.

1992                     Paintings and Drawings 1982-92, Barkes and Barkes Gallery, London NW1.

1995                     Paintings, Drawings and Sculpture. Atrium, Cork St, London W1.

1995                     Recent Paintings and Drawings. Halesworth Art Gallery, Suffolk.

1999                     Fragments. A commissioned exhibition at BUPA Headquarters, BUPA House, London W1.

2002-3                Beginnings. The Sedgwick Museum, University of Cambridge. A site specific commissioned exhibition shown together with palaeontology and                                                               geology collections

2005                    The Sedgwick Collection, BioCity, Nottingham.

2006                    The Sedgwick Tapes. Cambridge Science Festival Exhibition. New Hall, University of Cambridge.

2009                    Field Notes from Yoho. The Cut. Halesworth / Darwin Festival Exhibition, Suffolk.

Selected Mixed Exhibitions include:

The London Group, South London Gallery & Royal College of Art, Whitechapel Open, Whitechapel Art Gallery. The Smith Biennial, Stirling Art Gallery and Museum. The Cleveland International Drawing Biennial. Kykkos Gallery, Paphos and Laiki Yitonia Gallery, Nicosia, Cyprus. Printmakers at The Royal Festival Hall, London. Printmakers Open, Royal West of England Academy, Bristol and at The Royal Festival Hall, London. 75th Anniversary Celebration. St David’s Hall, Cardiff. Moros y Cristianos. Bedarte Gallery, Almeria, Spain. The Spirit in the Mass, Towner Art Gallery and Museum, Eastbourne. British Artists in Spain. The Rye Art Gallery, East Sussex. Territory, Phoenix Gallery, Brighton, East Sussex. Seven Artists to Celebrate the 25th Anniversary Exhibition. Bury St. Edmunds Art Gallery, Suffolk. Drawing for All, Gainsborough’s House, Sudbury, Suffolk. Peter Pears Gallery. Aldeburgh, Suffolk. Over the Border Christchurch Mansions, Ipswich/Minories, Colchester. Fabric of the Land, University of Aberdeen.

Publications, Press Reviews, Journals etc.

Influence of Cyprus on British Artists. Glyn Hughes. Cyprus Weekly 27.04 – 03.05.84.

Toys in the Attic. The Entertainer – Andalusia / Almeria, Spain. 28.09 – 04.10.89.

Forward to Basics. Christina Koning. The Times. 26.03.96

Territory. Julian Bell. Modern Painters. Spring 1996. Volume 9 No.1.

25 Years at the Market Cross. Bury St. Edmunds Art Gallery Publication 1997.

Quiet Mastery of a Still Life with Fossils. Andrew Brown. The Guardian. 04.12.99.

Artist inspired by dawn of life. Chris Elliott. Cambridge Evening News. Centre spread Pgs.16 & 17. 07.01.03.

Drawing Breath. Owain Vaughan. Bluesci Science Journal. Easter 2006.