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Sculptor of figurative-naturalistic work, mainly in bronze, and teacher, born in Manchester. He studied at the Accademia di Belle Arti, Milan, with Marino Marini, and went on to be head of the sculpture school at University of Northern Nigeria, 1960–3, then lectured at Edinburgh College of Art, 1963–90. Was a member of RSA and Royal Glasgow Institute of the Fine Arts. Had solo shows at New Grafton Gallery; Birley Gallery in Manchester; Goosewell Gallery, Menston; the City Art Centre, Open Eye Gallery and Kingfisher Gallery, all in Edinburgh; plus Finkbeiner Galerie, Wolfsburg. Also participated in numerous group exhibitions. Scottish National Portrait Gallery, Edinburgh, holds his work. Lived in Edinburgh.

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

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