1951Born Birkenhead, Merseyside
1968-70Laird School of Art, Birkenhead
1970-73Bristol Polytechnic, Faculty of Art and Design
1975-98Various grants and awards from Arts Associations
1991Senior Abbey Award in Painting at the British School in Rome for 1992
2000I.C.C.D. studio residency in Trivandrum, Southern India.
2003Arts Council England, Travel Award
2003International Fellowship award at the Vermont Studio Center, USA
Selected Solo Exhibitions:
1973Bristol Art Centre
1979Corpus Christi College, Oxford
1980Liverpool Academy
1981South Hill Park Bracknell, touring to Sunderland Arts Centre, The Minories Colchester.
1982The Roundhouse, London
1984-88Artweek, Oxford
1987Basle Art Fair
1988Gallery, Cardiff
1988Austin Desmond Fine Art, London
1989Nerlino Gallery, New York
1990Nerlino Gallery, New York
1991Allan Art Singapore
1991Austin Desmond Fine Art , London
1992British School, Rome
1994Jill George Gallery, London
1995Kunsthaus Lubeck, Germany
1995Powell Moya Partnership, London
1995Jill George Gallery, London – Small Works
1995-96‘The Green Room and other Paintings’ – Williamson Museum and Art Gallery, Birkenhead – a semi-retrospective show travelling to the Jill George Gallery, London and Brighton Art Gallery and Museum
1997‘The Green Room’ Brighton Fringe Festival
1997The New Ashgate Gallery, Farnham
1998Rivington Gallery, London.
1999Straight to Red, Victoria Art Gallery, Bath.
2000Straight to Red, Stephen Lacey Gallery, London
2000‘Small works for the Comfort Station,’ The New Ashgate Gallery, Farnham
2001Light Sweet Crude, Stephen Lacey Gallery, London
2004“Graham Dean Project”, Blanch House, Brighton
2004“Shimmer”, Stephen Lacey Gallery, London
2004Maltby Gallery, Winchester
2004‘Art of the 20th Century’ Armoury, New York
2005‘Thinking Bodies’ Waterhouse & Dodd, London
2006‘Above and Below’ Galerie Frans Jacobs/Judith Bouknegt, Paris and Amsterdam
2007‘White Noise’Waterhouse & Dodd, London
2008‘Fragile lessons’, Kunsthandel Frans Jacobs , Hilversum , The Netherlands
2009‘Two Artists/Two Worlds’ , Kunst en Cultuur, Aalsmeer, The Netherlands
2010‘Sleepers’ Waterhouse and Dodd , London
2010Solo show – Artantique Utrecht, The Netherlands
2010Solo show – New Ashgate Gallery, Farnham
2011Solo Show – The Basilica , Maastricht , Netherlands
2011‘Painting Music’ touring performances with David Rhodes . Aachen, Herleen, Maastricht
2012Williamson Art Gallery and Museum , Birkenhead . 60th birthday exhibition
2012Victoria Art Gallery and Museum, Bath . ‘Fitter,Quicker,Longer’
2012Waterhouse and Dodd, London . ‘Fitter,Quicker, Longer’
2013Galerie Dis, Hotel Dis, Maastricht, Holland
2013Triumph Gallery, Moscow , ‘Thinking Bodies’
2014Mid-Century Modern solo show, Hoorn, Holland
2014Van Breugel Art Projects, Utrecht, Holland. Solo show
2017 New Ashgate Gallery , Farnham
Cameron Contemporary Art, Brighton
Selected Mixed Exhibitions:
1976British Realists, Ikon Gallery, Birmingham
1977Del Naviglio Gallery, Milan
1977Museum of Modern Art, Paris
1978‘Art for Society’, Whitechapel Art Gallery
1978‘Art for Society’, Ulster Museum, Belfast
1979Grandes et Jeunes d’Aujourd’hui, Grand Palais, Paris
1979Critics Choice, London
1980John Moores 12, Liverpool
1981Museum of Modern Art, Oxford
1981Leiden Museum, Holland
1981The Real British, Fischer Fine Art, London
1981Ostermalm Gallery, Stockholm
1981Scottish Arts Council Touring Exhibition
1982Alternative Tate, Paton Gallery and Artscribe Magazine, London
1982Arnold Katzen Gallery, New York
1982Art and the Sea, ICA London and Liverpool Academy and Sunderland Arts Centre
1983Cartwright Hall, Bradford
1987Athena Art Awards, Barbican London
1987The Self Portrait, Artsite Gallery Bath, and Museum Touring Exhibition
1988-97”Paintings for the Sky’ Goethe Institute – Museum Touring exhibition to seven major museums in Japan, then to museumsin Munich,Paris, Dusseldorf, Moscow,Hamburg, Lisbon, Brussels, Berlin, Copenhagen, Turin, Rome, EXPO 92 Seville, Kassel Documenta Halls, Montreal,Sydney,Chile,Buenos Aires, Montevideo, and Sao Paulo.
1990The Spectator Art Awards, Scottish Gallery, London
1993Heads – Canterbury Museum and Ipswich Museum
1997Royal Academy – Summer Show
1997Critics Choice (Clare Henry), Royal Scottish Academy Galleries, Edinburgh
1997Artists of Fame and Promise, Beaux Arts London
1998Bilder Fur Den Himmel,Halle Victor Hugo, Luxemburg-Llimpertsberg
1998The Discerning Eye, Mall Galleries, London
1998White Gallery, Brighton
1999The Print Show – Barbican Art Centre
1999Royal Academy – Summer Show
1999Summer Show – Stephen Lacey Gallery
1999Pure Paint – Stephen Lacey Gallery
2000‘The World According to Great Britain’, Odapark, Venray, Holland
2000‘Art London’ Chelsea, London
2000Gallery Artists 2000 – Stephen Lacey Gallery
2000‘Display Heads’ – Millennium project, New Ashgate Gallery, Farnham.
2001Art London, Chelsea, London
2001Strip, National Portrait Gallery, ,London.
2001Festival Art (Prints), Edinburgh Festival
2002Small Works – Stephen Lacey Gallery
2003Museum of Modern Art, Arnhem, Netherlands
2003Art 2003, BDC, Isington, London
2003Art London, Chelsea London
2004Art 2004, BDC, Islington, London
2005Palm Beach 3 Fair, Palm Beach, Florida
2005TEFAF Maastricht Art Fair
2006Pan Art Fair, Amsterdam
2006Singer & Frielander/Sunday Times watercolour competition
2006‘Weltanschauung’ Palermo,Sicily and New York.
2007‘Weltanschauung’ Hiroshima, Peking, Moscow, Berlin, Paris and Buenos Aires
2006/7/8/9/10TETAF Maasrict art fair
2010Art Hamptons , New York
2010Scope Basel
2010Art Nocturne Knocke , Belgium
2010Scope Miami
2011‘O Miroir’ Galerie Maubert, Paris
2012Maastrict art Fair (TEFAF) with Frans Jacobs Galerie, Amsterdam
2012ArtRai , Amsterdam
2012Scope Basel
2012The Print Show, Waterhouse and Dodd , London
2013C&H Space , Amsterdam
2013The London Art Fair with Waterhouse and Dodd
2013The London Art Fair
2013TEFAF, the Maastricht Art Fair. Exhibiting with Frans Jacobs Galerie of Amsterdam.
2013Mixed exhibition, Scope Basle with Frans Jacobs
2013Moscow Art Fair with Triumph Gallery of Moscow
2013Down to the Bone' charity exhibition, Onca Gallery,14 St Georges Place, Brighton.
2014The Threadneedle Art Prize, Mall Galleries, London
2014The Curwen Gallery , London
2014Judith Wolberink Gallery, Amsterdam
2014Art Paris
2015Art Paris
2015Gallery 874 Atlanta, Georgia (a Salamatina Gallery project)

2017 'Skin' Ferens Art Gallery, Hull
'Synthetic Color' , Qingdao Biennale at the Qingdao Art Museum , China .
Collections include:
Anita and Gordon Roddick collection
Arthur Anderson
Arts Council
Contemporary Arts Society
David Geffen, L.A.
Dundee Museum and Art Gallery
Ferens Museum and Art Gallery, Hull
Financial Services Authority, London
Forbes Foundation, New York
GE Club, Great Eastern Hotel, London
Glasgow Museum of Modern Art
ING Art Collection, Amsterdam
Meryll Lynch
Musik-Und Kongresshalle, Lubeck
National Gallery of Jamaica
Nigel Gee
Omer Koc collection, Istanbul
Peter Gabriel/Real World studios
Peter Stuyvesant Foundation, Amsterdam
Royal Bank of Scotland
Scheringa Museum of Realist Art, Spanbroek, Holland
Simmons and Simmons, London
Southern Arts
The Body Shop International
V&A Museum, watercolour collection
Williamson Museum and Art Gallery, Birkenhead
Qingdao Art Museum , China
Films include:
1979Copy (music by David Rhodes)
1981Undercurrents (music by Peter Gabriel)
1983Any Special Peculiarities (music by David Rhodes)
1985Breaking the Surface (music Barry Guy)
1991Paintings 1987-1990 (music by David Rhodes)
1992Mamatoto (music by various artists)
1993Solsbury Hill with Peter Gabriel
In your Eyes with Peter Gabriel
1997Surfacing (Commission for The Pier, Meridian Television)
Sets and Films with dancer/choreographer Darshan Singh Bhuller
1984No Go Zone
1985Breaking the Surface (Channel Four Television)
1991Virtual Reality (London Contemporary Dance)
1996White Picket Fence (Phoenix Dance)
2010Falling Between the Floorboards’
1986Roald Dahl : ‘Two Fables’ (Viking)
1988Roald Dahl : ‘La Princesse et le Braconnier’ (Gallimard)
1988Steven Berkoff : ‘America’ (Hutchinson)
1977Elizabeth Smart : ‘A Bonus’ (Polytantric Press)
1979Roger McGough : ‘Holiday on Death Row’ (Cape)
1981Roger McGough : ‘Strictly Private: Anthology’ (Puffin Plus)
1986Roger McGough : ‘ Kingfisher Book of Comic Verse (Kingfisher)
1987Roger McGough : ‘Selected Poems 1967-1987′ (Cape)
1974Woody Guthrie : ‘Bound for Glory’
19831983 ‘ Painting by Radio’ BBC Radio 4
1987Letterhead for Real World Studios and Peter Gabriel Ltd.
1988 - 2011Banner for Amnesty International (‘Liberty’)
series of performances with David Rhodes called ‘Painting Music’ . In Aachen ,Herlen and Maastricht