Curriculum Vitae

Curriculum Vitae


1976 – 1979 Studied Mime at Etienne Decroux Ecole du Mime, Paris.

1981 – 1982 Foundation Course in Art and Design at The Cheshire School of Art and Design, Northwich, Cheshire.

1982 – 1985 BA Honours degree in Fine Art at Birmingham Polytechnic School of Fine Art, Birmingham.

2002 – 2005 MA Design and Digital Media Arts, Coventry University.


1985 – 2016 Practised at Fardon’s Yard Studios, St Paul’s Square Studios, Northwood Street Studios, Warstone Lane Studios and Icknield Square Studio, Birmingham.

2016 – Moved to Stryx Studios, Minerva Works, Digbeth, Birmingham.


Solo Exhibitions:-

1986 Artsite Gallery, Bath.

1987 Worcester Arts Workshop, Worcester.

1988 ‘The Fragile Male a Passion of Mine’, Ikon Gallery, Birmingham.

1990 ‘The Fragile Male’, Crescent Arts Workshop Gallery, Scarborough.

Group Exhibitions:-

1984 Royal Birmingham Society for Artists, Birmingham.

1984 Midland Arts Centre, Birmingham.

1985 ‘Artworks for Birmingham’, Ikon Gallery, Birmingham.

1986-7 Leicestershire Collection for Schools and Colleges, Leicestershire.

1986-7 Ikon Touring Exhibition 86/87.

1987 ‘Mid-View’, Dudley Museum and Art Gallery, Dudley.

1987 Worcester Arts Workshop, Worcester.

1987 ‘5 at 52’, St Paul’s Square Studios, Birmingham.

1987 ’Sculpture in Scarborough’, Scarborough Art Gallery.

1987 – 88 ‘British Relief Wood Carving’, Atkinson Art Gallery, Southport then touring.

1987 ‘Artists in Public’, Ikon Gallery, Birmingham.

1987 ‘On The Town’, Coventry, (Coventry Cathedral site).

1988 Rufford Country Park, Nottingham.

1988 ‘Midlands Contemporary Art’, Birmingham.

1988 ‘A Bal Champetre’, Music at Mill House, Oxon.

1988 ‘Intercity ’88 Birmingham/Sheffield’, Charlotte Street, Birmingham.

1988 Athena Arts Awards (nominated), Barbican Arts Centre, London.

1988 ‘Monumental Figures’, Long and Ryle Art International, London.

1988 ‘The Experience of Touch’, Walsall Museum and Art Gallery, Walsall.

1989 ‘Midlands Contemporary Art’, Long and Ryle Art International, London.

1989 ‘130th Annual Exhibition’, Arthanaeum Gallery, Manchester.

1989 ‘The Sacred in Art’, Long and Ryle Art International, London.

1989 ‘Work from Birmingham Studios’, Whitefriars Gallery, Coventry.

1989 ‘Birmingham Arts Trust’, Gas Hall, Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery, Birmingham.

1990 ‘Midlands Contemporary Art’, Newhall Court, Birmingham.

1990 ‘Midlands Art Show’, Dudley Museum and Art Gallery, Dudley, (prizewinner).

1990 ‘Stoke Open Show’, City Museum and Art Gallery, Hanley.

1990 ‘Ten Artists, Two Cities’, Old Knows Gallery, Nottingham.

1990 ‘Gas Hall Exhibition’, Gas Hall, Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery, Birmingham.

2007 ‘Dream are Electronic’, Lanchester Gallery, Coventry.

2016 ‘Now’, Stryx Gallery, Minerva Works, Birmingham.

2017 ‘Flatpack Will Rise Again’, Flatpack Festival 2017, Birmingham.


1984 Scholarship to Italy sponsored by The EEC.


1988 ‘Intercity ’88 Birmingham/Sheffield’.

1989 Dance Centre, Birmingham Hippodrome, Birmingham.

1990 ‘Midlands Arts Centre’, Birmingham

1990 ‘Birmingham Central Library’, Birmingham

1995 British Rail, Duddeston Station, Birmingham.


1990 Arthur Andersen Collection


1985 Coleshill Middle School, Birmingham.

1986 Parkhill School, Coventry.

1986 St John’s School, Kenilworth.

1987 Cannon Hill Park, Birmingham.

1988 Ikon Gallery, Birmingham.

Artist’s Residencies:-

1986 Rugby High School, Rugby.

1987 Atkinson Art Gallery, Southport.

1987 Croeswylan Comprehensive School, Oswestry.

1988 George Elliot School, Nuneaton.

1988 Bishop Walsh Catholic School, Sutton Coldfield.


1986 – 87 ‘Artlink’, Balsall Heath Church Centre, Birmingham.

1986 – 89 Sculpture Course, Foundation Students, Wolverhampton Polytechnic.

1987 – 88 Visiting Lecturer BA Fine Art Birmingham Polytechnic.

1988 Visiting Lecturer BA Fine Art Stourbridge College of Art.

1988 – 97 Sessional Lecturer Bournville College of Art BTEC and Foundation 3D Design and Sculpture.

Worked in partnership with JB Designs (furniture manufacture and design) since 1986 and Just Be Retro (restoration of mid-century furniture and artefacts) from 2014.