Solo exhibitions 1970's Painting and Sculpture
Gallery 69 Colchester
Trinity Galleries Colchester
Wivenhoe Arts Centre
Group and shared exhibitions 1970's
Colchester Art Society -
Buckenham House Gallery -
Trinity Galleries with painter Marjorie Irvine and in mixed gallery shows.
Free Painters and Sculptors Trends Exhibitions – FBA and Mall Galleries London
Sculpture in Anglia Exhibitions 1975 and 1978 organised by Bernard Reynolds for sculptors with an East Anglian connection. Exhibiting sculptors included Eduardo Paolozzi, Elizabeth Frink, Bernard Meadows, Geoffrey Clarke, Catharni Stern and John Doubleday. Corn Exchange Ipswich and Christchurch Mansion Ipswich.
Trained and employed in printing/allied activities.
1980/82 Norwich Art School Part time Lecturer Graphic Design and Typography on Degree Course.
1983/86 Ipswich Art School Part time Lecturer in both Graphic Design and Foundation Studies.
1990/97 Vocational Trainer HM Prison Service -
1966 City and Guilds Final Certificate in Printing
1993 City and Guilds Further and Adult Teacher's Cert
1994 UEA Post Graduate Certificate in Education
1996 AEB Certificate in Counselling Skills
1998 Attended part of Masters Degree in Visual Practice and Context but did not complete through illness.
Attended short courses in Intaglio printmaking, silversmithing including small scale casting techniques, use of precious metal clay for silver jewellery experiments, fused glass methods, a photography course at University of Westminster Harrow Campus amongst many.
1970's had part-
Three day introductory course in woodturning at Peter Childs.
2003 Tony Boase Scholarship Award to set up a web site providing free woodturning design tutorials and information.
2005 A series of 5 articles on using computer software for woodturning design ( now withdrawn).
2005 Design Method, 20 pages A4
2007 Two Practical Ways to Investigate Curve for Woodturning, 14 pages A4
2008 Looking and Seeing 1. 14 pages A4
2009 Looking and Seeing 2, 36 pages A4
2009 Looking and seeing 3, 40 pages A4
2013 Wood and Turning Issue1 – Some thoughts about creativity and making, 24 pages illustrated
2013 Wood and Turning Issue 2 – Working towards a western interpretation of Wab-
2013 Wood and Turning Issue 3 – Using fractal software for ideas and inspiration, 175 pages illustrated.
2014 More books being prepared for publication.
Free high resolution images will also be available online.
Post employment activity
1997 Retired from HM Prison Service due to ill health.
2001 built and set up a studio to pursue experimental work including woodturning.
As part of an information process use a Blog to describe working methods and ideas.
Recent work is not exhibited or shown other than via the Internet and there is tendency to destroy unwanted pieces when there is an accumulation.
Use mixed materials in conjunction with wood.
Producing a more art inspired body of work investigating bowl, hollow and sculptural forms using fractal software and other computer based methods of research combined with conventional sources of reference.