1941 Born Lichfield, Stafford

1961-66 Birmingham College of Art

1966-69 Royal College of Art, London

1969 Awarded Silver Medal, Royal College of Art

1970 Joined Angela Flowers Gallery, London

1978 John Moore's XI Prize Winner

1979 Joined Fischer Fine Art Gallery, London

1988 Elected Fellow of Royal Society of Painters and Etchers (RE)

1992 Joined Redfern Gallery, London

1992Elected Royal Academician

1996 Elected Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts

1996 Appointed Professor of Painting University of Brighton

1998-2004 Keeper of The Royal Academy Schools

Has exhibited internationally and work is held in major public, private and corporate Collections worldwide.