Graduated from the Ruskin School, Oxford University in 1983. (B.A. Hons 1st)

He exhibits widely, including the BP Portrait Exhibition at the National Portrait Gallery, the Royal Society of Marine Artists, the Royal Institute of Painters in Watercolour and the Royal Institute of Oil Painters.  His work is featured in the National Collection.

In 2016 he won the Windsor and Newton Oil Prize at the Mall Galleries, London.

In 2018 he won the Wytham Hall Painting Prize, London

He is currently on the Turps Banana studio programme