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Biography

Summary
Born in Leeds
Student at Regional College of Art Bradford and Goldsmiths College.

Taught in the Fine Art Departments of Lancaster and Portsmouth Colleges of Art followed by the Royal College of Art, Department of Ceramics and Glass becoming Professor, with a period as Wedgwood Group Design Director, then Pro-Rector.
Professor Emeritus and Senior Fellow, Royal College of Art
Associate of the Royal Watercolour Society (ARWS)


Publications:
Three Manuals for Thames & Hudson
"Pottery & Ceramics",
"Architectural Ceramics"
"Stoneware & Porcelain"


Commissions/Prizes:
‘Art into Landscape’ Serpentine Gallery, London
‘Holborn Tube Station’ Whitechapel Gallery, London
‘Parsons' Polygon’ Newcastle, (Listed Grade 2, English Heritage, August 2016: NHLE 1437311)
Paddington Underground Station, London
Euston (Northern Line) Underground Station,London
‘Art of Lego’ Clwyd and Touring.

Work in Public Collections:
Portsmouth Museum & Art Gallery
Southampton City Art Gallery
Reading Museum Art Gallery
Wakefield Museum & Art Gallery

Recent exhibitions:

2006 Chichester Open, Minerva Theatre, Chichester
2007 Discerning Eye, London
2006/7/8 Stride Open, Oxmarket Centre, Chichester
2009 Open West, Cheltenham
2009 ‘1984’ Kowalski Gallery, London,
2009 Ludlow Summer Exhibition 2009, Ludlow,
2009 London Group Open, Menier Gallery, London
2009 Royal West of E ngland Academy, 157th Autumn Exhibition, Bristol
2010 Ludlow Summer Exhibition, Ludlow
2010 Cork Street Open, London
2011/12 Jerwood Drawing Prize Exhibition 2011, London & Touring
2011 Art in A Box, One Church Street, Great Missenden,
2011 London Group Open, Cello Factory, London
2012 Ludlow Open, Ludlow
2013 Drawn 2013, Royal West of England Academy, Bristol
2013 Open West 2013, Newark Park/Cheltenham Art Gallery & Museum
2014/15 Sunday Times Watercolour Competition, Mall Gallery, London & Touring
2015 Royal Watercolour Society, Contemporary Watercolour Competition 2015, Bankside Gallery, London
2015 Quay Open Exhibition 2015, Quay Arts Centre, Newport, Isle of Wight
2015/16 Sunday Times Watercolour Competition, Mall Gallery London & Touring
2015 Discerning Eye 2015, Mall Gallery, London
2015 London Group Open 2015, Cello Factory, London
2016 Royal Watercolour Society, Contemporary Watercolour Competition 2016, Bankside Gallery, London
2016 Royal Watercolour Society, "Made in Colour", Bankside Gallery, London
2016/17 Sunday Times Watercolour Competition, Mall Gallery London & Touring
2016 Royal Watercolour Society, "Off the Wall", Bankside Gallery, London
2016 Royal Watercolour Society, "London- Sense of Place", Bankside Gallery, London
2016 Stride Open, Oxmarket Centre, Chichester
2016 Royal Watercolour Society, "Mini Pictures", Bankside Gallery, London
2017 Royal Watercolour Society, "Water, Paper, Paint" Bankside Gallery, London