1951 : born in London
1969-1976 : studied Fine Art – Painting & Print making at Hornsey College of Art & Middlesex University of London.
Academic qualifications :
1973 : BA Honours degree in Painting & Printmaking
. teacher in a comprehensive school, London, 1971-1981
. lecturer in a further education college, London 1981-1988
. lecturer in adult education, Lancaster, 1988-1994
. curriculum manager & senior manager, Lancashire County council adult education