Painter, draughtsman, etcher and teacher, born Manchester and studied at its School of Art. Exhibited RA, NEAC, Manchester City Art Gallery, Walker Art Gallery, Liverpool, and in America. For a time he was a designer with the fabric and wallpaper firm Arthur Sanderson and Sons. Became painting master at Bournemouth College of Art, 1926–47, then until 1962 was head of the department of fine art at Manchester College of Art and Design.
Text source: 'Artists in Britain Since 1945' by David Buckman (Art Dictionaries Ltd, part of Sansom & Company)