Short CV


Born on the 27th April 1966 in Newcastle upon Tyne

Studied Life drawing and painting with Leonard McComb RA at the Sir John Cass School of Art (1979 - 1983)

At University college London achieved a First Class Degree in French and History of Art (1985-1989)

Worked in The National Gallery education department, the Nigel Greenwood Gallery and the Courtauld Gallery bookshops. Also Exhibitions installation at the Crafts Council and catalogue research for both the Crafts Council and The British Council.

Exhibitions include;

The National Portrait Gallery, BP portrait awards (1992)

Sally Hunter Fine Art, London (1993)

Leicestershire Art Collection (1993)

Stockwell Studios Open (1994)

Café Gallery, Bermondsey (1994)

New Grafton Gallery, London (1996)

Peralta Pictures, London (1997, 1998)

New Ashgate Gallery, Farnham (2011)

Illustrations include;

London on Sea (2018) Ebury Press Penguin Random House

Carol Ann Duffy's 'The Good Child's Guide To Rock 'n' Roll' Faber & Faber (2003)

An Alphabet Frieze, limited edition (2005)

'Crab Apple Jelly' by Vicki Feaver (1992)

Commissions include;

The British Council, Venice Biennale Pavilion - logo and lettering (1995 -)

Michael Morpurgo's Charity 'Farms for City Children' - card designs (2004 - 2005)

Judith Needham, willow worker - logo (2009)

Hector & Haddock ephemera - logo (2011)

Gold Award winning Dial a Flight Artisan Garden , Chelsea Flower Show -design for clay tablet and seed packet - (2014)

Makermaker, Exeter - ukelele and cotton reel designs (2014)

Portrait of Sir Ray Tindle of Tindle Newspapers 2015