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1987 Canterbury School of Art BA Hon’s Fine Art.

1989 Camberwell School of Art Postgraduate Printmaking & Photography Diploma.


1987 Printmakers Council Open Royal Festival Hall, Southbank.

1988 One 2 One Blenheim Gallery, Notting Hill, London.

1989 We Two Boys Drill Hall Arts Centre, Bloomsbury, London.

1990 ‘Art 90’ Olympia, London.

1991 ‘Singer & Friedlander Watercolour Open   Mall Galleries.

1991 ‘Thames - A liquid History Circle Galleries, Lyric Theatre, Hammersmith.

1992 Impressions Concourse Galleries, Barbican, London.

1994 Visions of Malta Museum of fine art, Valletta, Malta.

1995 ‘Southwark Open.’ South London Gallery.

1998 Not the Royal Academy Llewellyn Alexander Gallery, Waterloo, London.

1999 Sporting bodies The Contemporary Art Gallery, Belgravia.

2000 Century 21’ watercolour open Bankside Gallery, Southwark, London.

2004  Royal Institute of Painters in Watercolours Mall Galleries, London.

2006 ‘Le Dessin-Expressions’ Alexandre Mottier Galleries, Geneva.

2008 Wandsworth Artists Cooperative The Old Picture House, Wandsworth, London.

2009 The Art of Sport.’ Orleans House Gallery, Richmond Upon Thames.

2010 Kink: The Seduction of Art Koplin Del Rio Gallery, Culver City, Los Angeles.

2011 ‘Richmond Printmakers at 20’ Orleans House Gallery, Richmond Upon Thames.

2012 Fusion’ by the Riverside Artists Group Institute of Physics, Portland Place, W1, London.

2013 Stars in their eyes’ Riverside Art Group Institute of Physics, Portland Place, W1, London.

2014 A Point of View Artisan Gallery, NW10.

2014 Nude for Thought Nolias Gallery, Southwark.

2015 Team Spirit: Rugby, Rowing and beyond Orleans House, Richmond Upon Thames, Surrey.

2015 Re-Defining Beauty Leyden Gallery, London, E1.

2016 ‘Indelible’ Camden Image Gallery, NW1.

2017 ‘Now where are we?’ Strand Gallery, WC1.


1987 Exposure St Judes Gallery, Kensington, London.

1990 On the waterfront The River house, Hammersmith, London.

1996 A Bigger splash Rob Gallery, Amsterdam.

1996 A bend in the river Novotel, Hammersmith, London.

1997 In at the deep end Wolfeson College, Oxford.

2003 ‘Making waves’ Wandsworth Arts Festival, Earlsfield, London.

2006 Water World Adonis Art Gallery, Earls Court, London.

2007 Bladework Wall Gallery, River & Rowing Museum, Henley.

2008 ‘Back to the river’ Kirkham Gallery, River & Rowing Museum, Henley.

Work in private collections throughout the UK, Amsterdam, Mexico City, Geneva, Los Angeles, New York, & Singapore.


1992 ‘Next Generation’ Gay Times.

1999 ‘Rejecting the Best; Financial Times.

2003 ‘Painters Pools’ Southwest magazine.

2005 ‘In the Swim’ Artists & Illustrators magazine.

2008 ‘Ireland comes to the river’ Thames Guardian.


National Maritime Museum, Museums of Merseyside, Liverpool.