Born Glasgow

1964--1968 Glasgow School of Art.
1967 Hospitalfield, Scholarship.

1969 Aberdeen College of Education



1986          Gallery Quin. St. Andrews.

1988          Flying Colours Gallery, Edinburgh.
1991          Flying Colours Gallery, Edinburgh.
1994          Flying Colours Gallery, Edinburgh
1997          Gatehouse Gallery, Glasgow
2001          Gatehouse Gallery, Glasgow
2002         Queens Gallery, Dundee
2005          Flying Colours Gallery, London
2005          Queens Gallery, Dundee
2007         Frames Gallery, Perth
2009          Flying Colours Gallery London
2012         Richard Hagen Fine Art, Broadway
2015         Flying Colours Gallery  London
2018         Richard Hagen Fine Art Broadway


Gatehouse Gallery Glasgow

Flying Colours Gallery. Edinburgh & London

Tolquhon Gallery, Aberdeen

Allessandro Gallery, Dundee

 Gallery Q, Dundee

Richard Hagan Fine Art.  Broadway

Fabriano Convention of Watercolour Painters. Fabriano, Italy

Australian Watercolour Institute

RSW Annual Exhibition


John and Mabel Craig Bequest

Hutcheson Drawing Prize

Harry Vaughn Award

International Artist Award

Anne Redpath Award   Visual Arts Scotland

Morton Fraser Award  Visual Arts Scotland

John Gray Award  RSW

Sir William Gillies Award RSW

2003 - Elected Professional member, Royal Society of Watercolour Painters

2007 - ----  Elected Honorary Treasure , Royal  Society of Watercolour Painters




‘Structure and Expression for Flowers In Watercolour’.ISBN 1—929834-22-5

Published 2003

Contributer  Secrets from the Contemporary Watercolour Masters. Volume 4
Published in China 2016 isbn978-7-5575-3182-9


Works in public private and corporate collections in the UK, Hong Kong, Singapore, Australia, Canada and the USA.



1975 - 1995 Part-time Tutor, Adult Art Education. Forgan Art Centre

1995 --    Part Time Lecturer in Fine Art Dundee College

2002, 2011 Lecturer Leith School of Art, Summer School

1996 - 2011 Tutor, Adult Drawing and Painting Courses, Paris, Barcelona,  Venice & Florence