The Artist

Biography
1960: Born Enniskillen, N Ireland.

Education
1979 – 1983: BA Fine Art (Painting) University of Newcastle Upon Tyne
1988 -1991: Dip.RAS , Post Graduate Diploma (Painting) Royal Academy Schools
2007 – 2009: PGCE , Sheffield Hallam University

Teaching
1994 – 2012: Associate lecturer in Art & Design: The Sheffield College.
2010 – 2013: University Tutor Fine Art: The University of Nottingham.
2005 – 2015: Tutor - Drawing Painting and Life Drawing classes, Sheffield.

Visiting painter
University of Newcastle Upon Tyne, University West of England, Bristol, Chesterfield College.

Selected Group & Solo Exhibitions
2015: Hamilton Gallery, Sligo: A portrait: Expressions of W B Yeats
2014: Gonville and Ciaus College , Cambridge: Irish Art in Cambridge.
2012: Gordon Gallery, Londonderry: Drawing the Line, between representation and abstraction.
2011: The National Trust: Castle Coole, Co Fermanagh, N. Ireland. Summer exhibition.
2010: Royal Botanic gardens, Birmingham: Three contemporaries.
2007: Gordon Gallery, Londonderry: Fragmented.
2006: Castle Museum, Enniskillen, Co Fermanagh, N Ireland: Three ways of seeing.
2003: Tallahassee Gallery, Florida. Selected Irish artists Sligo art gallery.
1996: The Studio, Hammersmith, London: The Fulwood Series.
1995: Iontas - Sligo Art Gallery, Royal Hibernian Gallery, Dublin and Ormeau Baths Gallery, Belfast.
1994: Spectator Art Award: Sothebys London, Fruitmarket gallery, Edinburgh.
1985, 1986, 1989, 1991, & 1993: Royal Academy Summer Exhibition.
1992: Discerning Eye, Mall Galleries, London.
1991, 1992: Gallery 10, London. : Selected by Norman Adams RA.
1990 – 1992: Moving Gallery, London.
1991 – 1992: Lynne Stern Associates, London.
1991: Mall galleries: Academicians choice – Hugh Casson RA.
1991: Royal Academy Schools: Postgraduate Show.
1989: Royal College of Art: Christies New Contemporaries (Auction).

Awards
1989: The Landseer Scholarship.
1990: The Lawrence Broadhurst Prize.
1991: The Andre De Segonzac Travelling Scholarship.

Work In Collections
Hatton Gallery, University of Newcastle Upon Tyne.
Linton Court Gallery, Settle, Yorkshire.
Department of the Environment, N. Ireland.
Fermanagh Castle Museum, Enniskillen, N. Ireland.
Fermanagh County Hospital, Enniskillen, N. Ireland.
North West Arts Trust, N. Ireland.
Arts Council, N. Ireland
Robinson Rhodes, London
Mena Renton Gallery, London.
Glass House Restaurant, Kew Gardens.
Private Collections Europe and America