BIOGRAPHY: Born 1947


Whitley Bay Grammar School
1995-1996 Certificate in Art Studies
1996-1999 Open College of the Arts Painting II to IV
1999-2003 Newcastle University


B.A. (Hons.) Fine Art, Newcastle University, 2003


Solo Exhibition:
2009 Fusion Gallery, Customs House, South Shields

Selected Exhibitions:
2011 Ruth Borchard Self-Portrait Competition and Exhibition, Kings Place Gallery, Kings Place, 90 York Way, London
2008 ‘Inside Out’ University of Winchester
2007 ‘Going Places’, Robert Phillips Gallery, Riverhouse Barn, Walton on Thames
2006 ‘Recent Works’ Friends of the Hatton, Newcastle
2005 ‘Challenge the Nail’ 2005, Salon des Arts, London
2004 Sefton Open, Southport

Figure8 Exhibitions: (4 Artists)
2014 Northern Rock Foundation, The People's Theatre, Jesmond, Newcastle upon Tyne
Shepherds Dene, Riding Mill, Northumberland
2012 Biscuit Factory, Newcastle upon Tyne
McGuinness Gallery, Town Hall, Bishop Auckland, Durham
2009 ‘Paintings’, Red Box Gallery, St. Nicholas Chare, Newcastle upon Tyne,
‘New Paintings’, Preston Hall Museum, Stockton-on-Tees
2008 ‘Colourworks’, McGuinness Gallery, Town Hall, Bishop Auckland
The Corner Gallery, Biscuit Factory, Newcastle upon Tyne
‘Colour Room’, Myles Meehan Gallery, Darlington Arts Centre
‘Seen in Colour’, The Gallery, Gateshead Central Library
2007 Guildhall, Newcastle upon Tyne
2006 The Customs House, South Shields
‘Pictures Not Words’ The Lamplight Arts Centre, Stanley, Co. Durham
2005 ‘Streetworks’, Shire Pottery Gallery & Studios, Alnwick
2004 Long Gallery, Newcastle University

Group Exhibitions
2014 'Elements'. The Gallery, Gateshead Library, Gateshead (2 artists)
2011 2nd-30th November, XIV, Galleries Inc., Central Square North, Newcastle upon Tyne
2011 8th-29th January, 'Into the Void', Icosahedron Gallery, Chelsea, New York, New York.
2010 19th November to 23rd December, Northumbria University Gallery, Newcastle upon Tyne
2009 'Real & Unreal', The Architect’s Gallery, Teddington
2008 Newcastle/Gateshead Art Fair, The Sage, Gateshead
2007 ‘Landscape’, Billingham Arts Centre (4 artists)
2005 Affordable Art Fair, Battersea, London (represented by Martin Tallantyre, Morpeth, Northumberland)
2004 ‘A Different View’, Phoenix Theatre, Blyth (2 artists)
2003 B.A. Degree Show, Newcastle University
‘Small Works’ Exhibition, Northumbria University Gallery
2001 ‘Small Works’, Northumbria University Gallery
‘Diverse Visions’, Art House Gallery, Musselburgh;
‘Crossing Borders’, Open College of the Arts (OCA), Newcastle University
1997 OCA, Bankside Gallery, London (First= Prize Winner Sasha Young Competition)

Public Collections: Work held in the collection of Newcastle University
Private Collections: Various collections throughout the UK and abroad

Published in ‘The Artist’ magazine August 2009 (Editor’s Choice)