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Splatter Painting


Royal Academy Schools, London (1981-84) PG Dip RAS 
Liverpool Polytechnic (1977-80) Fine Art BA (Hons) 
Derby College of Art and Technology (1976-77) Art Foundation Course 

Open Exhibitions 

Royal Academy Summer Exhibition, Royal Academy of Arts, London 1985 (x2), 1986, 1990, 1991, 2012, 2017 (x2), 2024

Preston Portrait Challenge 2023 - First Prize

Blackburn Open Art Exhibition, Blackburn Museum and Art Gallery 2022 - First Prize

'Pure Gold' Award Winning Artists, Mall Galleries 2022

Royal Institute of Painters in Watercolours 2022 - Winner of The Anthony J Lester Art Critic Award 

Sunday Times Watercolour Competition Exhibition 2020

Discerning Eye, Mall Galleries, London 2013, 2015

Royal Institute of Oil Painters, Mall Galleries, London 2014

BP Portrait Award Exhibition, National Portrait Gallery, London 1986, 2010 

Laing Art Competition, Salford Art Gallery 1998 

Derby City Open, Derby Museum and Art Gallery 1988, 1989, 1990, 1991, 1992, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2011, 2012

Spirit of London, Royal Festival Hall, London 1984
Royal Overseas League Art Exhibition, Overseas House, London 1984 
Pick of New Graduate Art, Christies, London 1984

Northern Young Contemporaries, Whitworth Art Gallery, Manchester 1981

National Open Art Exhibition, Graves Art Gallery, Sheffield 1980

One Person Exhibitions

Prism Contemporary, Blackburn 2017

Representations of Landscape, Rossendale Museum 2011

Steward’s Art Gallery, Clitheroe Castle 2010

BBC Radio Lancashire, Blackburn 2009

Grundy Art Gallery, Blackpool 1998


Other Exhibitions

‘Self and Others’ Neo Arts, Bolton 2018

'Those Who Can' Bureau Arts Centre, Blackburn 2014

'Streets Places Journeys' Blackburn Museum and Art Gallery  2012
Northern Art Group, Blackpool University Centre Gallery  2012
BP Portrait Award Tour, Usher Art Gallery Lincoln, and Aberdeen Art Gallery 2010/11 
‘Inspired’ Steward’s Gallery, Clitheroe Castle - Selectors First Prize Winner 2009  

‘Making Connections’ Kunstammlung Neubrandenburg, Germany 2007
‘Making Connections’ Blackburn Museum and Art Gallery 2006 

Burlington Fine Art, London 2005
RAS Alumni Exhibition, Royal Academy Schools, London  1998

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