Born 1943, Aberdare, Wales. Became Permanent Resident of Australia 1983, dual citizen of Britain and Australia 1990. From 1990, divides time between Australia, USA and Europe.


1962-65 Swansea College of Art, Wales, N.D.D. (hons )

1965-66 University of London, London, A.T.C. (Lond.)

1973-76 University of London, London, D.A.E. (Lond.) Distinction

1979-81 Royal College of Art, London, M.A. (RCA)


1968-70 Taught in various schools, colleges and universities in the UK. Produced and appeared in series of Art & Design programmes for BBC1 and BBC 2 Television.

1974-79 Senior Lecturer in Fine Art, Milton Keynes College/Open University.

1975-79 Member, Board of Studies for Art & Design, University of Oxford.         

1979-83 Part-time Lecturer, Middlesex University, London.

1983-86 Senior Lecturer, Head of Painting, Curtin University, Perth, Western Australia. 

1986-89 Head of Fine Art, Curtin University, Perth, Western Australia. 

1986 Worked in New York and New Delhi (Artist-in-Residence at Lalit Kala Akademi Indian Arts Council, New Delhi for three months).

1987-89 Visited America and Europe regularly. Exhibited solo exhibitions in Los Angeles and Chicago.

1989 Awarded Australian Council Fellowship. Worked for four months in New York. Resigned from tenured position at Curtin University.

1990-91 Moved to Manhattan to prepare solo exhibitions for New York and Chicago. 

1991 Returned to Australia for three months to work/exhibit in Sydney.

1991-92 Moved to Spain to prepare solo exhibition in Madrid.

1992-93 Worked in Portugal, completing solo exhibition for London.

1993 Six month Artist-In-Residency at University of Melbourne's, Victoria College of the Arts, with Dunmoochin Foundation Studio.

1994-96 Returned (via India) to Portugal to prepare for exhibitions in Lisbon, Madrid and London. Invited to work with Tavira Print Workshop (Southern Portugal).

1996 Four month Artist-in-Residency with the Sarjeant Gallery in Wanganui, New Zealand.

1997 Established base in Sydney. One Month Artist-in-Residency with College of Fine Arts University of New South Wales. Worked in New York and the UK for three months.

1998 Completed first short film in Sydney. Solo exhibitions in Britain, Australia and New Zealand. Ten week A.I.R. and two part solo exhibition at Tate Gallery St. Ives, England.

1999 In Sydney, prepares for solo exhibitions in Europe, commencing in year 2000. Continued printing project with Tavira Print Workshop.

2000 Resident, Art Gallery of New South Wales Studio, Cite Internationale des Artes, Paris.    

2001-14 Continues working in Australia and the UK, with exhibitions in London, Lisbon and Sydney and Melbourne. 

2007 Appointed as Professorial Visiting Fellow in the School of Art, College of Fine Art, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia.

2010 Appointed Trustee of The Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia.

2011-12  Launch of first major Monograph, At Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia and The Royal Academy of Arts, London, England.