Born Yorkshire England he moved to Cornwall in 1955. Cornwall at the time being the centre of British abstract art. Contemporary artists based in Cornwall at the time were, Barbara Hepworth, Terry Frost, Patrick Heron and Ben Nicholson.
His first solo exhibition was in 1958 at the Waddington Galleries in London.
Has had exhibitions in UK and USA and the Tate Gallery has acquired some of work for their collection.
Prizes and Fellowships:
Paris Biennale – Major Prize Winner
Gregory Fellow, Leeds University
Italian Government Scholarship
Florida Art Fellowship
Emeritus Professor, Florida State University
Honorary Fellow, University College FalmouthEngland