CV

EDUCATION

1972-73 Foundation Liverpool Polytechnic
1973-76 BA Hons Fine Art Liverpool Polytechnic
1976-77 MA Fine Art Manchester Polytechnic
1977-78 ATD Liverpool Polytechnic

COMMISSIONS

2015 Cunningham Grange St Helens. Commissioned by Taylor Wimpey North West
Portland stone 4 metre x 1 metre x 1 metre (Due to be delivered September 2015)

2014-15 Portsmouth Grammar School, Portland stone relief panel for the entrance to newly completed Sixth Form Centre

2013 If ever lost, Carrara Marble , Ellesmere College, Shropshire
Wirral Metropolitan College

2012 Cascade, Stainless Steel, Laser Cut. Ellesmere Shropshire. Commissioned by Ellesmere Sculpture Trust

2010 Community project 2 Laser Cut panels Kensington Liverpool. Commissioned by WEA.
‘Past Present Future’ Laser Cut Stainless Steel 8.5 metre. Sculpture commissioned by Merseytravel for Bootle Oriel Station.
‘Time and Place’ 3 Laser Cut Steel 5 metre Sculpture commissioned by Merseytravel for Birkenhead Park Station.

2009 Community project 2 Laser Cut panels Kensington Liverpool. Commissioned by WEA

2008 ‘Fields of Gold’ Stone carving Cedar House University of Liverpool

2007 ‘Kardia’ stone and bronze Cedar House commissioned by University of Liverpool.

2006 ‘Symphony’ 11 metre Relief Carving, for the Concert Hall commissioned by Millfield School Somerset.

2005 ‘Shoulder to Shoulder’ Stone Carving. Wirral Historic Warships Museum.

2004 ‘Asclepius and Panacea’ Stone Carvings and Stone Relief Panel. Commissioned for the Education Centre, Lancaster Royal Infirmary.

2003 ‘Morecambe Sands’ Stone Relief 2.7 x 2.7 Meters. Commissioned by Lancaster Royal Infirmary.
30 ft steel Sculpture for the Duke of Bridgewater Canal. Commissioned by Stretford Council.

2001 Series of Ten Sculptural Markers on the Shropshire Union Canal. Commissioned by British Waterways.
‘Counterpoint’ & ‘Counterbalance’ Stone Carving Commissioned by Yale, College Wrexham.

2000 ‘Communication’ Stone Carving. Commissioned by Wirral Grammar School for Boys.
Seating Commission for wild life centre. Saltburn, Cleveland.
Five laser cut stainless steel panels. Collaboration with Danny Sheehan. Commissioned by Neptune Developments. Queens Square, Liverpool.

1999 Ceramic Fountain. Commissioned by Women’s Hospital NHS, Liverpool.
‘Journeyman’ Bronze and Fabricated Steel, 5m. Groundwork Coventry.

1998 ‘Messenger’ Stone carving. Commissioned by Nelson Thomlinson School, Wigton, Cumbria.

1997 A series of stone carvings for the research laboratories. Lever Research Port Sunlight, Wirral.
‘Communication’. Commission by Ysgol Emrys ap Iwan, North Wales.
‘Centenary’. Relief carving (8 metres) in collaboration with lead artist Jane Poulton. Commissioned by North British Housing, Hulme, Manchester.

1996 ‘GENESIS’ Commissioned by North British Housing. Hulme, Manchester. The commission included: Bronze relief panel 62 metres in length, Relief carving 9 x 2 metres, stained glass window 11 x 2 metres, Bronze column 2.5 metres high, Ceramic mural 5 x 2 metres. Project received a national Civic Award in 1998.
‘Signs of Life’. 48 carved relief panels. In collaboration with lead artist Jane Poulton, Commissioned by North British Housing, Hulme, Manchester.

1995 ‘Aristotle”. Stone Carving.Commissioned by Doctus Plc, Salford Quays.

1993 ‘Sentinel’. Commissioned by Visionfest ‘93, Calderstones Park.

1992 Cross. St. John’s Church, Weston, Runcorn

EXHIBITIONS

2015 Wirral Open Williamson Art Gallery.
The Ellesmere National Art Exhibition

2014 The Ellesmere National Art Exhibition
Wirral Arts Society Williamson Art Gallery (Charles Oliver Award)

2013 The Ellesmere National Art Exhibition
Possible Impossibilities, Drawing Exhibition, Bridewell Studios Gallery. Liverpool

2011 ‘Global Echo’ International Touring Print
Exhibition, Williamson Art Gallery
Paper and Stone. Exhibition Bridewell Studios, Liverpool
Decade in the Garden. Botanical Gardens University of Leicester
Sculpture in the Garden. Savill Gardens. Windsor Great Park.

2010 Group Show Bridewell Studios Liverpool
‘As Long as it Takes’. Victoria Gallery & Museum, Liverpool. One Man Show.

2009 ‘Triple Echo’ Impact 6 International Printmaking Conference UWE Sept 2009
‘Triple Echo’ Artists in Print. Collaboration between UClan, LJMU and Wirral Arts School.

2008 Artist Book Fair. Wolsteholme Square, Liverpool.Scissors, Paper, Stone. London Print Studios
3rd Manchester Artist Artists Book Fair. Holden Gallery, Manchester.

2007 Group Show ‘Overview’ Cornerstone Gallery Liverpool

2005 Goup Show Loop Gallery Liverpool

2003 Two Man Show Atkinson Art Gallery Southport
Wirral Open Williamson Art Gallery

2002 Group Show Williamson Art Gallery

2001 Group Summer Show. Bruton Street Gallery, London

2000 One Man Show. Wrexham Memorial Art Gallery.
Two Man Show. The Gallery, Cork Street, London.

1995 Exhibited Manchester Art Fair. Ainscough
Galleries Stand.
Group Print Show. Contemporary Icons, Liverpool Philharmonic Hall.
Group Show. Visionfest ‘95. Grand Hall, Liverpool.
Two Man Show. Art Without Frontiers, Liverpool.
Group Show. Storey Institute, Lancaster.

1994 Bridewell at Lloyds. Part of Visionfest ‘94, Liverpool
Group Show. Ainscough Gallery, Liverpool.

1993 Wirral Artists Group Show. Williamson Art Gallery, Wirral.
Royal Academy Summer Show, London.
Two Man Show. Hanover Gallery, Liverpool.
Group Show. Brokman Gallery, Chester.
Group Show. Bridewell Artists.Liverpool

1992 Royal Academy Summer Show, London.
Group Show. Gallery Shurini, London.
Work Exhibited. Art For Offices, London.
Group Show. Merkmal Gallery, Liverpool.
Group Show. Bridewell Artists.
Bluecoat Artists Group Show. Williamson Art Gallery, Wirral.
Four Bridewell Artists Group Show. Union Street, London.

1991 Two Man Show. Hanover Gallery, Liverpool.
Royal Academy Summer Show, London.
Group Show. Maritime Museum, Liverpool.
Group Show. Gallery Shurini, London.
Work Exhibited. Art For Offices, London.
Group Show. Bridewell Artists.

1990 Two Man Show. Talbot Fine Art, Tetbury, Gloucestershire.
Two Man Show. Senate House, Liverpool University.
Royal Academy Summer Show, London.
Group Show. Williamson Art Gallery, Wirral. Group Show, Pelter Sands, Bristol.
Group Show, Bridewell Artists.

1989 Group Show. Talbot Fine Art, Tetbury, Gloucestershire.
One Man Show. Chapman Gallery, Covent
Garden, London.

1988 Royal Academy Summer Show, London. Two Man Show. Williamson Art Gallery, Wirral.

1987 Manchester Academy of Arts Annual Exhibition.
Two Man Show. Atkinson Art Gallery, Southport.
One Piece Exhibited at the Alwyn Gallery, London.