Born in Søborg, Denmark

  • 1974 – 75 : Sir John Cass School of Art, Whitechapel, London
  • 1975 – 78 : Camberwell School of Art – BA (Honours) Degree in Graphic Design / Book Illustration
  • 1978 – 81 : Full time Illustrator with BL Kearley Ltd – working for Hamlyn, MacMillan, Marshall Cavendish, BBC Publications, Radio Times, Heinemann, MacDonald, & Puffin Books; and greetings cards for Ling, Camden Graphics & Royle – including illustrating “Gudrun” for Kestrel Books
  • 1981 – 83 : Assistant Art Therapist at Unstead Park Nursing Home, Godalming, Surrey
  • 1983 to date : Freelance Painter & Illustrator of Books, Fine Art & Greeting Cards including for Kingsmead Publications, Medici Cards, Rosenstiels, Woodmansterne, Robertson Collection

Awards and Prizes

  • 2014 – Elected to Society of Graphic Fine Artists
  • 2009 – Guildford Calendar Competition
  • 2008 – Landscape Artist in Artists & Illustrators’ “Artist of the Year”
  • 1997 – RI Kingsmead Award
  • 1996 – Elected to RI
  • 1995 – Winner, Imperial Cancer Research Christmas Card Co
  • 1992 – Commendation at Royal Institute of Watercolourists (RI) Exhibition
  • Royal Academy Christmas Card Competitions
    1986 : First Prize     1985 : Third Prize     1984 : Second Prize

 

London Exhibitions

  • Mall Galleries, Pall Mall – Royal Institute of Painters in Watercolour; Royal Society of British Artists
  • Sunday Times/Friedlander; Laing;  World of Watercolours, Park Lane Hotel
  • Bridgeman Art Collection; Russell Gallery, Putney Bridge;
  • High Watermark 2009-2011 at Bankside Gallery, South Bank
  • Menier Gallery, Southwark, Society of Graphic Fine Artists; Chelsea Art Society

Other Exhibitions

Red Rag Gallery – Stow on the Wold; CCA Galleries – Farnham, Bath & Cambridge; Byard Gallery, Cambridge, Edwin Pollard, Wimbledon Village; New Ashgate Gallery, Farnham; Alresford Gallery, Hampshire; Gomshall Gallery, Dorking
In Guildford – Yvonne Arnaud Theatre, Guildford, Forest Gallery, Guildford House, Lewis Elton Gallery
The Affordable Art Fair Battersea, Watercolours and Works on Paper Fair Kensington

Prints from CCA Galleries
Cards from Hotch Potch (Best of British series), Henley Regatta cards, Orchard Cards, Museums and Galleries Collection

Occasional Contributor to :
Eagelmoss Series on Watercolour, Artists and Illustrators, International Artist Magazine, Leisure Painter

 

 

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