Born 2nd September 1939 at Godalming, Surrey.


Studied at the Regent Street Polytechnic 1957–8 and at the Slade School 1958–62. University of London Postgraduateship in Fine Art 1962–3.


Exhibited with the Young Contemporaries 1958–62 and the London Group from 1960. His first one-man exhibition was at the Rowan Gallery in 1963.


He joined the teaching staff of the Chelsea School of Art in 1962 and was awarded second prize in the John Moores Liverpool Exhibition in 1963.