d.o.b. 1940 Attended courses at Birmingham School of Art, West of England College of Art and Dudley College of Education (N.D.D. & Teaching Diploma )1958-63
FULL TIME TEACHING :
Lecturer in Art for 14 Years - 1966-1980--Colleges of Education in London UK,
and in Auckland New Zealand:
FULL TIME STUDIO POTTER :
Functional and table ware as well as more expressive Art ceramic pieces that employ personal imagery, unique textured surfaces and intense colour: 30 years
RESIDENT ARTIST :
Northern Arizona university 1988 .
Banff centre 3 months 1990 ,
Kecskemet Hungary 2 months 1992.
ARTS COUNCIL OF NZ GRANTS :
For personal development and major solo exhibition (Dowse Gallery) 1988.
ravel grant for glaze study 1989 .
For major project : Computer as an art visualisation tool 1994.
Travel grant for conference presentation at Helsinki
New Zealand 1973 to the present.....
over 100 workshops in NZ
Short term teaching, Otago Poly., Wanganui Poly., Northland Poly.,ASA Art School. Whitecliffe Art school,
Canada-Alberta,Ontario.Red Deer, Metchosin BC
USA :Arizona, Texas, Michigan, Florida,San Diego,SantaRosa, Santa Ana
Santa Barbara,Cerra Cosa,Phoenix, Ithaca, Colorado, Vermont, Illinois ,
Oregon.New Mexico Utah,
Australia : Wollongong,Newcastle,Brisbane ,Ipswich, Maroochydore,
Rockhampton, Cairns, Townsville, Perth, Fremantle
Adelaide, Tamworth, Perth, Kalgoorlie,Sydney,Melbourne, Hobart
NCECA San Diego 1993
potters conference : Nelson 1989, Dunedin 1993.
Welsh Ceramic Biennial : Aberystwyth 1994
Network Conference, Helsinki, Finland 1996
Northern Potters Biennial, England 2000
New Mexico potters conference, Guost Ranch 2004
Regular articles for NZ Potter from 1975.to 1997
Ceramic Review London 1993 1994 1995.
Pottery in Australia : 1994
Clay Times USA : 2005.
Glaze Texture Posters and cds : 2004
CERAMIC ART AND POTTERY in major permanent collections in New Zealand, ......Auckland, Hamilton, Wellington, Napier, Lower Hutt, Wanganui. NZ Foreign Affairs collection,NZ Embassies-world wide
Private collections : England, USA, Canada, Australia
Extensive solo exhibition record. Several Government commissions
Regular exhibitor in New Zealand group exhibitions since 1973