Studied at College of Further Education, Sutton Coldfield (Pre-Diploma) and gained Diploma in Art and Design up graded to BA at College of Art, Stoke-on-Trent (now Staffordshire University). Subsequent part-time study includes adult education classes at Sir John Cass College and adult education institutes in his home town of Birmingham and the London Boroughs of Tower Hamlets, Greenwich, Lewisham and Bexley. Residential courses including the Slade Summer School.
Articles for A+I, The Artist and Paint; Demonstrations and workshops at Art Groups throughout South East and short courses at Earnley Concourse and former sessional tutor Kent Adult Education Service. Runs Masterclasses in life drawing and painting plus individual tutelage.