I was born in 1943 and studied Dentistry at Guy's Hospital. As a student and after qualifying, I spent much of my spare time sketching and watercolour painting plein air. On retirement I have concentrated on oil painting plein air. My objective is to reveal the beauty and atmosphere of a subject by paying particular attention to the light and the weather. Seascapes and boats are of particular interest to me as I have spent a lot of time sailing. I have had painting trips to Cornwall, Venice, Amsterdam, Bruges and Morocco but also make the most of the countryside directly around me in Hampshire and West Sussex. Portrait painting is fascinating and rewarding, I have studied for several years at the Heatherley School of Fine Art, and have recently painted several commissions.
2017 Exhibited at the Mall Galleries for the RSMA
2017 Exhibited at the Mall Galleries for the ROI
2018 Painting selected for exhibition at The Artist Patchings Open Art Competition and two paintings Highly Commended
2018 Winner of sketching competition for 'The Artist' magazine
2018 Exhibited at the Mall Galleries for the RSMA
2018 Exhibited at the Mall Galleries for the ROI
2018 Winner of the ROI Portrait Event at the Mall Galleries
2019 Selected for the RSMA exhibition at the Mall Galleries
2019 Selected for the ROI exhibition at the Mall Galleries
The prices of my plein air paintings range from £300 to £600.
Portrait commissions range from £500 to £2000