Born 1942 in London. Studied at the Camberwell School of Art, London, from 1959-1963. In 1963 he won the Anna Berry Award in open competition with all final year art graduates. His parallel interest in both psychology and psychiatry led him into the field of art therapy. He was an Art Therapist for nine years at Park Prewett Psychiatric Hospital, Basingstoke, Hampshire.
Although he continued to paint on a regular basis, it was only in 1982, at the age of 40, that he felt sufficiently confident to exhibit. His success in the UK has been replicated in the Republic where his reputation as a painter of distinction and passion is firmly established.
His life as a painter is shared between Cappoquin, a village in the Blackwater Valley in C... read more