Curriculum Vitae

1940 Born in London
1958-63 Studied at the Slade School of Fine Art.

Awarded the CBE

 Selected Solo Exhibitions
1977 The Minories, Colchester.
1978 Rochdale Art Gallery.
1980 Marlborough Fine Art, London
1985 Marlborough Fine Art, London.
1986 Scottish National Portrait Gallery, Edinburgh.
1988 Marlborough Fine Art, London.
1992 Agnew’s, London.
1996 Agnew’s, London
1998 Wolsey Art Gallery, Christchurch Mansion, Ipswich
1999 Agnew’s, London
2000 Hirschl and Adler, NY
National Portrait Gallery

 Selected Group Exhibitions
1971 Painting and Perception, The Macroberts Art Centre Gallery, University of Sterling.
1974 Painting 1974, Hayward Gallery, London.
1977 British Painting 1952-77, Royal Academy of Arts, London.
1983 Britain Salutes NY, Marlborough Gallery, N.Y.
1984 The Hard- Won Image, Tate Gallery, London.
1986-87 Foundation Veranneman invites Marlborough, Foundation Veranneman, Kruishoutem, Belgium.
1989 Monet to Freud, National Art Collections Fund Loan Exhibition, Sotheby’s, London.
1989 Salute to Turner, National Trust Foundation for Art, Agnews, London.
1990 The Pursuit of the Real, British Figurative Painting from Sickert to Bacon, Manchester City Art Galleries, The Barbican Art Gallery, Glasgow City Art Gallery.
1992 The New Patrons, Twentieth Century Art from Corporate Collections, National Art Collection Fund, Christie’s London.
1995 Contemporary Portraits from Suffolk to Essex, Gainsborough’s House, Sudbury, Suffolk.
1995 Contempary British Artist’s Celebrateb 100yr’s of The National Trust, Christie’s, London.
2000 Painting the Century, National Portrait Gallery, London.
2001 A Sea of Faces, The National Maritime Museum, Greenwich.
2004 Visions of London, Art Space Gallery
2005 Royal Portrait Society, Annual Exhibition (Ondaatje prize winner)

 Recent Commissions
1997 Rt. Hon. John Major, Prime Minister, in Downing Street, National Portrait Gallery.
1999 Fleet Admiral Lord Lewin of Greenwich in the Painted Hall, National Maritime Museum, Greenwich
2000 The Royal Family, A Centenary Portrait, National Portrait Gallery.

 Public Collections
The Arts Council
The British Council
The Imperial War Museum
House of Commons
Rochdale Museum Art Gallery
The National Portrait Gallery
The National Trust
Norwich Castle Museum
The Metropolitan Museum, N.Y
National Maritime Museum
The Scottish National Portrait Gallery
The Tate Gallery
Christchurch Museum, Ipswich
The Royal Society of Portrait Painters
Department of Trade and Industry