Born Cradley, Staffordshire. Studied at the Stourbridge School of Art and the Royal College of Art. Was awarded the RCA prize for design in two dimensions and a postgraduate year to develop ideas. Spent this year working between various departments; also began teaching one day a week at Hornsey College of Art. Since leaving the RCA has concentrated entirely on painting and sculpture. Now works as Artist to the Architect's Department of Greater London Council.