Painter in oil and watercolour, and teacher, born in Madras, India, who studied at Glasgow School of Art, 1949–54, with David Donaldson. Went on to combine teaching and painting, being a member of RSW and SSWA. “The Fauves, British colourists and Pop” were among influences on his work, which appeared in group shows in Glasgow and Edinburgh, where he also exhibited solo, also in groups in Kendal, Perth and Newcastle upon Tyne. Paintings in Hospitals, Abbot Hall Art Gallery in Kendal, Edinburgh’s city art collection and Mobil Oil have examples. Lived in Aberfeldy, Perthshire.

Text source: 'Artists in Britain Since 1945' by David Buckman (Art Dictionaries Ltd, part of Sansom & Company)

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