Education & qualifications:

1971 — 1972       Lowestoft School of Art, Suffolk

BAHons, Painting
1972 — 1976      Central School of Art and Design, London

HDFA in Fine Art, Painting
1976 — 1978       Slade School of Fine Art, UCL

1978                    Boise Travelling Scholarship to Italy
1978 — 1979       Cheltenham Painting Fellowship


Professional experience & teaching:

Full-time lecturer:

1990 — present      Edinburgh College of Art – University of Edinburgh


External Examiner:

1994                     Dublin Institute of Technology

2003 — 2007      University of Sunderland

2004 — 2008      University College Falmouth

2010 — 2014        University of Westminster

since 2012           Interactive Design institute, University of Hertfordshire

since 2013           University of Lincoln



Interactive Design Institute, Scotland
BAhons Graphic Design & Illustration

Leeds College of Art
BAhons Illustration


Part-time teaching and visiting lectures 1978 onwards:

Newcastle Polytechnic

Middlesex Polytechnic

Norwich School of Art

Chelsea School of Art

Falmouth School of Art

Bath Academy of Art

Stroud School of Art

Barnfield College, Luton

Central School of Art and Design

Camberwell College of Arts

Great Yarmouth School of Art and Design

Gwent College of Higher Education

South Glamorgan Institute of Higher Education

Bath College of Higher Education

Gloucestershire College of Arts and Technology

Prema Arts Centre, Gloucestershire

Napier University, Edinburgh

Wroxton College, Oxfordshire

Manchester Metropolitan University

École Supérieure des Arts Décoratifs de Strasbourg

Zhejiang Sci-Tech University, Hangzhou, China

National Gallery of Scotland