1990 BA (Hons) Degree in Fine Art (Painting) Sunderland University

1998 Qualified as a Veterinary Nurse and continued working at the Veterinary Hospital Newnham Court, Maidstone, Kent, England.

2005 Moved back to the Isle of Man to be near to family and committed to painting animals full time.


1990 The Long Gallery, Newcastle Upon Tyne. Group show.

1992 Cranbrook Art Gallery, Kent. Group show.

1998 Black Sheep Gallery, Flintshire. Wildlife group show.

2002 Whitstable Open Art Studios, Kent.

2012 Hodgson Loom Gallery, Laxey, Isle of Man. Group Show.

2014 Hodgson Loom Gallery, Laxey, Isle of Man. “Best in Show” my own one man show focussing entirely on man’s best friend.

2016 Hodgson Loom Gallery, Laxey Isle of Man. “Creature Cornucopia”. Two man show.

I’ve also exhibited several times at the Sayle Gallery, Douglas, Isle of Man, and am an elected Sayle Gallery Artist.


PET PORTRAIT ARTIST OF THE YEAR 2015 BUSINESS RECOMMENDATION AWARD, awarded by the Southern Voice publication.