Biography

me
 
Born in Leeds
Student at the Regional College of Art Bradford and Goldsmiths College.

Taught in the Fine Art Departments of Lancaster and Portsmouth Colleges of Art, Portsmouth Ploytechnic, followed by the Royal College of Art, Department of Ceramics and Glass becoming Professor, with a period as Wedgwood Group Design Director, then Pro-Rector.

Professor Emeritus and Senior Fellow, Royal College of Art
Member of the Royal Watercolour Society (RWS)

Publications:
Three Manuals for Thames & Hudson
"Pottery & Ceramics",
"Architectural Ceramics"
"Stoneware & Porcelain"

Commissions/Prizes:
‘Art into Landscape’ Serpentine Gallery,
‘Holborn Tube Station’ Whitechapel Gallery,
‘Parsons' Polygon’ Newcastle, (Listed by English Heritage Grade 2, August 2016, NHLE 1437311)
Paddington Underground Station,
Euston (Northern Line) Underground Station
‘Art of Lego’ Clwyd and Touring.

Work in Public Collections:
Portsmouth Museum & Art Gallery
Southampton City Art Gallery
Reading Museum Art Gallery
Wakefield Museum & Art Gallery

Exhibtions since 2011

2011/12 Jerwood Drawing Prize Exhibition 2011, London & Touring
2011 Art in A Box, One Church Street, Great Missenden,
2011 London Group Open, Cello Factory, London
2012 Ludlow Open, Ludlow
2013 Drawn 2013, Royal West of England Academy, Bristol
2013 Open West 2013, Newark Park/Cheltenham Art Gallery & Museum
2014/15 Sunday Times Watercolour Competition, Mall Gallery, London & Touring
2015 Royal Watercolour Society, Contemporary Watercolour Competition 2015, Bankside Gallery
2015 Quay Open Exhibition 2015, Quay Arts Centre, Newport, Isle of Wight
2015/16 Sunday Times Watercolour Competition, Mall Gallery London & Touring
2015 Discerning Eye 2015, Mall Gallery, London
2015 London Group Open 2015, Cello Factory, London
2016 Royal Watercolour Society, Contemporary Watercolour Competition 2016, Bankside Gallery
2016 Royal Watercolour Society, "Made in Colour", Bankside Gallery, London
2016/17 Sunday Times Watercolour Competition, Mall Gallery London & Touring
2016 Royal Watercolour Society, "Off the Wall", Bankside Gallery, London
2016 Royal Watercolour Society, "London- Sense of Place", Bankside Gallery, London
2016 Stride Open, Oxmarket Centre, Chichester
2016 Royal Watercolour Society, "Mini Pictures", Bankside Gallery, London
2017 Royal Watercolour Society, "Water, Paper, Paint" Bankside Gallery, London
2017 Royal Watercolour Society, "Off the Wall" Bankside Gallery, London
2017 Royal Watercolour Society, "Colour & Vision" Bankside Gallery, London
2017 Stride Open, Oxmarket Centre, Chichester
2018 Royal Watercolour Society, "New work - New year" Bankside Gallery, London
2018 Biennial International Prize “Marche d’Acqua” Fabriano Watercolour 2018, Fabriano, Italy
2018 Royal Watercolour Society, "Off the Wall" Bankside Gallery, London
2018 (September) Sunday Times Watercolour Competition, Mall Galleries, London & Touring
2018 (October) Royal Watercolour Society, "The Colour of Water" Bankside Gallery, London
2018 (November) Discerning Eye 2018, Mall Gallery, London
2019 (January) Royal Watercolour Society, "Be Part of Art" Bankside Gallery, London
2019 (March/April) Royal Watercolour Society, "In the Studio" Bankside Gallery, London
2019 (September/October) Royal Watercolour Society, "The Art of Travel" Bankside Gallery, London
2020 (September/October) Royal Watercolour Society, " Art in Lockdown" Bankside Gallery, London
2021 Royal Watercolour Society, "They Cannot Cancel Spring" (Virtual Exhibition) Bankside Gallery
2021 Quay arts Open "Freedom" July/ August, Quay Arts, Newport Isle of Wight
2021 Figurative Art Now! July -September www.mallgalleries.org.uk/whats-on/exhibitions/figurative-art-now?