Born Sedgefield, Co. Durham, he trained at Middlesex Polytechnic,
1982-83, Chelsea School of Fine Art, 1983-86, and RCA
He later studied landscape and architecture in France and Italy
on a Travel Bursary from Northumberland Council.
A freelance artist since 1988, he taught at the Ecole D'Arts
Plastiques, Monaco, before settling in Glasgow.
Operating from the Glasgow Sculpture Studios, he was technical
assistant to Iain McColl and
projects in Gairloch and Sunderland, and has received a commission
for work at an architectural development in Newmacher, Aberdeen.
The kinetic Smoke Stack, on the Twomax Building, Old
Rutherglen Road (1994), the result of an idea by Rita McGurn, was his
first important commission, and performs the dual function as sculpture