1957                            Born, London UK                      

1980 -1983                  Royal College of Art: MA (RCA) Printmaking

1976 -1979                  Gloucestershire College of Art and Design: BA (Hons) Fine Art



2015                            International Printmaking Workshop and Symposium

                                    Aukland, New Zealand

2014                            Josef and Anni Albers Foundation, USA

2013                            Minnesota Center for Book Arts, Artist in Residency, MN USA

2013                            Xian Academy of Fine Art, China

2011                             Muir Arts Trust at Buckingham Museum, UK

2009-10                      Josef and Anni Albers Foundation; Artist in Residency, Connecticut, USA

2006                           Ford Foundation Kenyan Artists Residency, Bath Spa University, UK

                                    and LondonPrintstudio, UK        

2004                           Visiting Arts, British Council, UK

                                    Birgit Skiold Trust UK

1999                            Oppenheim John Downes Trust, UK

1992                            Harold Hyam Wingate Foundation, UK

1991                             Harold Hyam Wingate Foundation, UK

1998 + 1999                Visiting printmaking Research Fellowship UWE Bristol, UK



                                    New York Public Library, USA

                                    Yale Center For British Art, USA

                                    University of Chicago, USA

                                    Josef and Anni Albers Foundation, USA

                                    Minnesota Center for Book Arts, MN USA

                                    Frank Williams Collection, USA

                                    The British Library, UK

                                    Victoria & Albert Museum, UK

                                    The Ashmolean Museum, Oxford. UK

                                    Buckinghamshire County Museum, UK

                                    The Wingate Foundation, UK

                                    Fitch and Co, UK

                                    National Grid. UK

                                    Wessex Regional Health, UK

                                    Harlech Int, UK 

                                    Bath Spa University, UK

                                    Fidelity Art Foundation, UK

                                    Rahimtullah Museum of Modern Art Nairobi, Kenya

                                    The British High Commission, Nairobi Kenya

                                    Xian Academy of Fine Art China



2011                             Buckinghamshire County Museum UK

2009                           Rahimtullah Museum of Modern Art Nairobi Kenya

2007                           Eagle Gallery London

2004                           Rahintullah Museum of Modern Art, Nairobi, Kenya

2001                            Standpoint Gallery, London. The Second Life of Shells.

1998                            One Off Contemporary Art, Nairobi, Kenya

                                    New Academy Gallery, London

1997                            The Eagle Gallery, London. The Coral Aquarium

1996                            One Off Contemporary Art, Nairobi, Kenya

1995                            The Eagle Gallery, London. Lamu

1993 - 1994                 British Council, Nairobi and tour.

1992                            British Council, Nairobi, Kenya

1988                            Anderson O Day, London



2014                            Of Green Leaf Bird and Flower Yale Center for British Art USA

                                    Featured Artist

                                    Royal Academy Summer Exhibition, London

                                    Scuola Internazionale di Grafica Venezia Eagle Gallery EMH Arts, Italy

                                    Campdon Gallery Gloucestershire: The Garden

2013                            Minnesota Center for Book Arts MN USA

                                    Xian Academy of Fine Art China

2011                             Natural Histories Eagle Gallery London,

                                    London Original Print Fair, Eagle Gallery at Royal Academy London

                                    Prints, The Exchange Gallery, Cornwall, UK

2010                            In the Footsteps of Miss Rowe Eagle Gallery London

                                    Royal Academy Summer Exhibition London

                                    Standpoint Gallery Reverting to Type, London

2009                           On The Fractured Stage of the Book Eagle Gallery, London

                                    London Original Print Fair, RA London Eagle Gallery

2007                           Flora, Eagle Gallery, London

                                    New York Artist Book Fair, Bertram Rota USA

                                    RaMoMa (Museum of Modern Art) Nairobi, Kenya Drawing

                                    RaMoMa (Museum of Modern Art) Nairobi, Kenya. 3 person

2005-6                       Jerwood Drawing Prize London and tour

                                    Society of Wood Engravers at Bankside Gallery, London and tour

2004                           Ocean Flowers, Yale Center For British Art USA                                                                          

                                    Houseroom Gallery Bath, UK Artists Books

                                    Originals 04, Mall Gallery, London

2003                           Eagle Gallery, Art Frankfurt, Art Fair, Germany

2001                            India Exchange, British Council, New Dehli India

1999                            Graphics! British Art Now, Yale Center For British Art USA.

                                    Sherman Gallery Boston USA

                                    Artists Books, British council, Latvia and tour

1998                            Royal Cambrian Academy, Wales

                                   AGB, Snap Gallery Edmonton Canada

                                   National Arts club, New York, USA

                                   Austin Desmond, London

1997                            AGB, Hardware Gallery, London

                                   AGB Plus, Curwen Gallery, London and tour

                                   Canterbury Museum, Dean Clough Museum, Halifax UK

1996                            National Print, Mall Gallery London.

                                    British Council, Latvia

1995                            Touch Festival, Espace Vega, Paris

                                    Brought to Book, Collins Gallery Scotland and tour

1992                            Marlborough Gallery London

                                    Duna gallery Barcelona, Spain

1991                             19th Ljubiana Print Biennale Yugoslavia

1988                            Into the further horizon, British Artist as traveller, Brighton, Sussex

1987                            Louise Hallet Gallery London



2005                           AFRICA 05, Bankside Gallery London

                                    Exchange Exhibition: Contemporary Kenyan Printmaking

2008                           UK and Kenyan Printmakers at RaMoma, Museum of  Modern Art, Nairobi, Kenya




                                    Of Green Leaf Bird and Flower, Elisabeth Fairman Yale University Press

                                    Printmaking on a Budget, Joint author with Stephen Mumberson, Publisher A&C Black

                                    Facing the Page, Sylvie Turner, Estamp

                                    Printmaking for Beginners, Jane Stobart, A&C Black

                                    Drawing Matters, Jane Stobart, A&C Black

                                    Etching, by Alan Smith, Crowburg Press

                                    Artist book yearbook 05, and 07, UWE



2000 -                        Bath Spa University, Senior Lecturer, Printmaking

2006-9                       VL Brighton University

2009                           University of Derby

1999                            VL, Boston University, USA

1998 - 2000                Bath Spa University College, P/T Lecturer Graphics Dept.

1996 - 2000                Havering College, FE/HE P/T Lecturer Printmaking

1992 - 2008                VL Middlesex University

1991-  2000                 VL GLOSCAT, Gloucestershire

                                    VL North London Polytechnic

1987 - 1992                  Westminster Adult Education P/T Lecturer Painting

1984 - 1992                  Royal College of Art Assistant to Professor Alastair Grant,                                                                         

                                    Printmaking Department



2013                            Minnesota Center for Book Arts, MN USA

                                    Xian Academy Fine Art, 3rd International Printmkaing Workshop, Xian, China

2011                             London Original Print Fair, Eagle Gallery at Royal Academy, London

                                    Buckinghamshire County Museum, Bucks UK

2008                           Set up open access printmaking facility at RaMoMa jointly with Peterson Kamwathi and Simon Muriithi

2007                           Printmaking Workshop RaMoMa, Museum of Modern Art, Nairobi, Kenya

2005-7                        National Portrait Gallery, London

                                    Specialist Printmaking workshop, Wood engraving

                                    Mezzotint, Maniere Noir

                                    AFRICA 05, Slide Talk and Relief Printing Workshop

                                    Bankside Gallery London

2004                           National Portrait Gallery, London Mezzotint workshop

                                    RaMoma, Museum of Modern Art, Nairobi Kenya

                                    Outreach printmaking workshop, and setting up open

                                    Access print studio at Godown Arts Centre, Nairobi

                                    Sponsored: RaMoma and Ford Foundation

2002                           Outreach workshop RaMoma Nairobi, Kenya

                                    Sponsor: Ford Foundation

2000                           Project Leader: Southwark schools, Artist book project

                                    River journey, Royal Society of Painter Printmakers

1990 -1992                  Specialist Printmaking course, Tate Gallery Curators, RCA London

                                    Specialist Printmaking course, V&A Museum Print Curators and

                                    The Tate Gallery Museum Curators, RCA Printmaking Department

1990                            Organised and set up open Access printmaking studio for

                                    Wildebeest Workshops, Lamu, Kenya.

                                    (Rahimtulla Museum of Modern Art), Nairobi Kenya



1990 -2011                  British Airways, British Council, Ford Foundation, UWE Print Research unit, Bristol,

                                   Royal Society of Painter Printmakers, UK, Harold Hyam Wingate Foundation, UK,

                                   Birgit Skiold Trust UK, Rahimtullah Museum of Modern Art, Nairobi,

                                   Bath Spa University College, Bath,  Kuona Trust, Nairobi







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