Born in 1952

Studied at the Edinburgh College of Art 1970 - 1974

Post-diploma 1974 - 1975 (Highly Commended)

Travelling Scholarship, Southern Ireland, 1975


Professional Member of the Society of Scottish Artists, 1976

Professional Member of the Society of Scottish Artists and Craftsmen, 1990

President of the S A A C, 1993

Professional Member of the Royal Scottish Society of Painters in Water-Colours, 1995

Prizes and Awards

Borders Biennial Exhibition - First Prize

City Arts Centre, Open Exhibition - First Prize

Educational Institute for Scotland - Purchase Prize

Glasgow Mayfest Award

Royal Scottish Academy Award - First Prize and the Gemmel Hutchison Award

Royal Scottish Society of Painters in Watercolour - William Gillies Award and the May Marshall Brown Award

Scottish Drawing Competition, Paisley - Second Prize

Royal Scottish Academy - J Murray Thompson Award

Scottish Artists and Artist Craftsmen - Arts Club Prize, Whyte & Mackay Award, Scottish Provident Award, Dunfermline Building Society Prize and the SSWA Special Award

Royal Glasgow Institute - Scottish Amicable Prize

Solo Exhibitions

Atholl Gallery, Dunkeld

Dorothy Quinn Gallery, St Andrews

Henderson Gallery, Edinburgh

Old City Art Gallery, Jerusalem

Open Eye Gallery, Edinburgh - 1992, 1994, 1996

Roger Billcliffe Fine Art, Glasgow - 1993, 1995, 1997

Traverse Theatre, Edinburgh


Alliance & Leicester Building Society, Edinburgh; Distillers Co. Ltd; Edinburgh Institute for Scotland, Johnny Walker Whiskey Co.; Kansas City Art Institute; Macfarlane Group Plc; National Westminster Bank; Paisley Art Institute; Scottish Arts Council; Scottish Brewers Ltd; Slottseal Forthside Ltd; The Knesset, Israel; University of Edinburgh; Welcome Inns; Whyte & Mackay Group; William Teacher & Sons