My art education and experience

Art Education

Falmouth School of Art

St Martin’s School of Art

​Professional Teaching Experience

Demonstrator, Derwent Art Products, three years
Tutor, HF Holidays, twelve years (teaching and mentoring more than

120 painting holidays)

Guest lecturer and painting tutor, P&O Cruises, six years

​Professional Experience as an Artist

Conducted countless workshops for Art Clubs and Societies

Delivered numerous painting demonstrations  for Art Clubs, Societies and Art Materials Retailers

Participated in many private and group shows

Author of several tutorial articles for 'Leisure Painter' and 'Paint' magazines

Author of tutorial articles for 'Get Dusty' the on-line pastel painting magazine

Author of 'Watercolour Painting - a beginner's guide'

Author of 'A Painter's Practical Guide'

Creator of tutorial video 'A beginner's guide to Soft Pastel'

Currently running a regular weekly class, delivering workshops and demonstrations and continuing my studio work

Memberships and Associate Memberships


Norfolk and Norwich Art Circle

South Norfolk Sketchers

Tiffey Valley Painters

Society of Bluffton Artists

Art League of Hilton Head

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I have participated in numerous private and group shows in Norfolk as well as in London, Washington DC, South Carolina and Spain and paintings are owned by private collectors in the UK, Eire, The Netherlands, France, Spain, Switzerland and the USA.


​Although I have earned many awards and accolades in competitions over the years, I sincerely now believe that artists are at their best when they respond from within rather than compete with others. Therefore, since the late 90's, I have intentionally avoided painting competitions.