1939. Born in Belfast
From 1944 Brought up in Glasgow. 
1957-59 Studied architecture at Glasgow School of Art
1959-60 and at Regent St Polytechnic, London
1959-60 worked for LCC Housing architects Dept. 
1961 Began to paint in oils. 
1961-64 Studied Psychology and philosophy at Edinburgh University.
1964-67 Exhibitions officer with British Council Fine Arts Dept.
1966 Exhibition Officer to British entry Venice Biennale.
1967 Teaching in Sculpture Dept. St. Martin’s School of Art.
1070-90 Head of Advanced Sculpture Course St. Martin’s. 
1967 Prizewinner John Moores’ Exhibition
1972 Hayward Gallery with Gillian Ayres and John Golding. 
1972  -79 with family, moves to Stroud, Glos. 
1975-79 Annual Group exhibitions at Stockwell Depot.
 Writes extensively for Artscribe Magazine on painting and sculpture, including two essays on Patrick Heron’s work of the 1950s.
1982 Woodlands Gallery Blackheath with Geoff Rigden
1987 Tate Gallery acquires Cretan Premonition 1956-57.
1990 retires from St. Martin’s And moves to Montrose, Angus, Scotland.
1995- 97- 2001. Solo shows at Flowers East, London.
1996 Nominated for Lord Provost of Glasgow Painting prize.
2002 again prizewinner John Moores’ Exhibition.
2007 and 2013. Solo shows Poussin Gallery, London.  
2013- 15- 19 Solo shows at Hampstead School of Art and at Felix and Spear Gallery, London. 
Writes extensively for Abstract Critical.com and Abcrit.com, And Instantloveland.com .