Catalogued on Artuk.org
East Contemporary Art Collection
Art in Hospitals
Barr Beacon School, Birmingham
Ragdoll Productions
Strattons Boutique Hotel


2006 Doric Award Eastern Open King’s Lynn Arts Centre
2005 Commission for ‘Khalo’s contemporaries’ University Gallery Essex University
2002 Best in show Award Eastern Open King’s Lynn Arts Centre
2000 Short-listed for B.P.Portrait Award Travel Prize National Portrait Gallery
1998 Murals commission for J.Sainsbury Stamford House
1997 Awarded Lottery funded commission for Brookside
Primary School Telford
1988 Gibney Award Lincolnshire College of Art

Educational outreach

2016-Ongoing Designed & delivering ‘The Drawing School’ adult drawing course, The Minories, Colchester
Drawing Tutor B.A. (Hons.) Fine Art & 3D Design students, Colchester Institute
2017 Commissioned by Firstsite Colchester to design Portraiture workshops in conjunction with B.P. Portrait Award 2016,
Lubaina Himid exhibition and Grayson Perry ‘Life of Julie Cope’
Human Rights workshop for secondary school students Dora Love Prize, University of Essex
Delivering Art Gym Workshops Art Exchange University of Essex
‘Raising the profile of the arts in Primary Education’ Primary Teachers Workshop Leader, University of Essex

Selected Exhibitions

2018 Bodegón: Portrait of the modest vessel Naze Tower Essex
Painting as Terrain: 6 painters at The Octagon Colchester Essex
All together now: Staff from University Centre Colchester School of Art The Minories Gallery Colchester
2016 Ways of Seeing National Trust Boat House Gallery Flatford Mill
PING (Works selected from the Paint Club East Membership by Jeffery Dennis)
The Minories Gallery Colchester
2015 Firstsite Open Exhibition Colchester
Selected for Opening Exhibition The Sentinel Gallery Wivenhoe
Invited speaker The Parliament of things Firstsite Colchester
Selected for accompanying exhibition’The Immediacy of Paint: the role of painting in the digital age’
symposium Waterfront gallery University Campus Suffolk
Eastern Lights The Harwich Festival Essex
2014 30 Years of 12PM The Minories Gallery Colchester
Invited panel member: ‘Does process matter?’ Obscure:Secure Christchurch Mansions Ipswich
2013 This year’s model Studio 1:1 London
Cork Street Open Mayfair London
East Contemporary Art Collection Launch Waterfront Gallery Ipswich
2012 12Printmakers Highgate Contemporary Art London
2011 Eastern Open King’s Lynn Arts Centre
2010 Diverse Realisms with Nicholas and Mike Middleton The Minories Colchester
National Art Open Chichester selected by Gavin Turk
Eastern Open King’s Lynn Arts Centre
2009 Re:Mark The Gallery in Redchurch Street London
2008 Royal Society of Portrait Painters Mall Galleries London
2006 Beyond the call of duty New Town Hall Galleries Ipswich
2005 Artist in residence Firstsite @ Minories Colchester
Khalo’s contemporaries University Gallery Essex
2003/4 Eastern Open King’s Lynn Art’s Centre
2002 Over The River group show Wolsey Gallery Ipswich
Eastern Open King’s Lynn Arts Centre
2000 Artists in Essex Epping Forest Museum Waltham Abbey
1999 BP Portrait Award National Portrait Gallery London
Green Room solo show Firstsite Colchester
1998 BP Portrait Award National Portrait Gallery London
Artists in Essex Wetzlar Germany


2006-9 Anglia Ruskin University M.A. Printmaking (awarded distinction)
1992-93 University of Central England Birmingham P.G.C.E. Art and Design
1987-90 Nottingham Trent Polytechnic B.A. (Hons.) Fine Art
1985-87 Lincolnshire College of Art and Design BTEC National Diploma in General Art and Design

Course Leader B.A. Fine Art Colchester School of Art (2009-2016)
Member of Paint Club East & The Paint Collective
Axis artist 6494
National Society for Art & Design Education