Painter in oil and watercolour, born in Llangwm, Pembrokeshire. He studied at Loughborough College of Art, 1966–7, Kingston College of Art under Alfred Heyworth, 1967–70 and Royal College of Art, 1970–3, where his teachers included Donald Hamilton Fraser, Robert Buhler, Carel Weight and Ruskin Spear. Among his awards were British Institution Award, 1970; David Murray Landscape Award, 1971; and Geoffrey Crawshay Memorial Travelling Scholarship, 1973, University of Wales. Showed in mixed exhibitions at RA from 1971; Agnew; New Grafton Gallery; Salon de Mai, Paris, 1975; and West Coast Watercolour Society of America, 1975. Was for a time president of RWS, of which he became a full member in 1977, elected to the NEAC in 2000. Continued to exhibit in mixed shows at many private and public galleries in Britain and abroad, with solo exhibitions at New Grafton Gallery, 1979; The Aldeburgh Cinema (Mrs Letty Gifford), 1981; and Christopher Wood Gallery, 1989.

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

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