1986-1988 Royal College of Art, MA(RCA) Illustration
1982-1985 Camberwell School of Arts BA(Hons) Graphic Design

2019-present Professor Of Illustration, Bath School of Design, Bath Spa University
2003-2019 Senior Lecturer, BA (Hons) Graphic Communication, specialising in Illustration. Bath Spa University
1998-2003 Associate Senior Lecturer BA(Hons) Graphic Design/Illustration, Bath Spa University College
Visiting lecturer at various art colleges and universities; Camberwell, Canterbury, Kingston, Derby, Schule Fur Gestaltung - Switzerland, NID - Ahmbedebad, XAFA - China,

2018 The Telegraph Newspaper Artist covering FIFA World Cup in Russia
2012 The Times Newspaper Artist covering London 2012 Olympics
1988-pres Self-employed illustrator and exhibiting artist, clients include; House of Illustration, National Portrait Gallery, The Old Vic, Random House, Penguin Group, Harper Collins, Francis Lincoln, Ebury Press, The Curwen Gallery, The Curwen Press, The Art Group, Independent Newspapers, The Times Newspapers, Ambit, Wieden and Kennedy USA, Nike, Seymour Pierce, PFA, The FA, British Council, Abbot Mead Vickers, New Scientist, Vogue, WWF UK, RSPB, BBC

2014 ‘A Year in Mount Athos’, Mount Athos Centre, Thessaloniki
2012 ‘The Games’, The Gallery on Redchurch Street, London
2009 ‘World Games’, Bankside Gallery, London
2006 ‘Street Life’, New Academy Gallery, London
2004 ‘Football Dreams’, New Academy Gallery, London
2003 British Council in Tokyo. Exhibition from the World Cup
2002 ‘Buddhist Temples Football Shrines’. New Academy Gallery, London
2001 ‘Beirut to Baalbek’, New Academy Gallery, London

2018 Street Child World Cup, Moscow
2010 Fabriano Watercolour Biennial, RWS, Italy
2010 National Football Museum, UCLAN symposium and exhibition
2010 Football Exhibition, Cork Street, London
2010 World Cup, The Public, Birmingham
2010 Olympic Arts Project, The Guildhall Bath
2010 RWS Spring Show
2009 RWS Open Exhibition
2008 RWS/Sunday Times Watercolour Competition
2008 ‘The Beautiful Game’, Manchester Art Gallery
2004 V&A Illustration Awards. “World Team” Highly commended, Victoria and Albert Museum
2002 ‘Dangerous Corners’, Gallery 27, Cork Street London
2002 ‘Pursuit of the Sun’, New Academy Gallery, London
2000 Royal Watercolour Society Open, Bankside Gallery, Winner of the Freshfields Award and New Academy Award
1999 Pete Townsend CD launch celebrating the life of Mehar Baba, Conningsbury Gallery, London
1998 ‘Muddied Oafs’, Gallery 27, Cork Street, London
1995 ‘Illustrated Effort’, Schule Fur Gestaltung in Switzerland
1995 ‘Still There Will be Stories’. Royal College of Art

2013 RCA / Doug Patterson Mount Athos Scholarship
2008 Elected Associate of the Royal Watercolour Society
2003 V&A Illustration Awards. Highly Commended for ‘World Team’
2002 Featured interview on London Tonight, based on World Cup
2000 Freshfield award at the RWS Open, Bankside Gallery
2000 New Academy award, RWS Open, Bankside Gallery
1993 Arctic Spring’ winner of the Earthworm Award, Junior fiction
1988 Travel Award to work in Holland, Royal College of Art
1988 Travel Scholarship, Paris studio, Royal College of Art
1988 Travel Scholarship Venice studio, Royal College of Art
1988 Brian Robb student award Royal College of Art

INTERNATIONAL: Travelled extensively as a reportage Illustrator, artist and educator throughout Europe and the Middle East, North and Central America, China, Japan, India, Indonesia, Kenya, Egypt, Morocco and Ghana. Spent three months after leaving the RCA in Africa on behalf of the World Wide Fund For Nature and continued to visit different continents to pursue reportage, book and exhibition projects. Represented BSU in Tokyo, Ahmedabad, Xi’an, Beijing, Taipei, Bogota, Oslo, New York, San Francisco, Las Vegas, Havana, Marrakech, St Petersburg, Berlin, Barcelona.

2017 Visual Narrative workshop NID [National Institute of Design],  Ahmedebad,
2014 Letter to an unknown soldier / Oak Video Wall Bath Spa University
2013, Detroit workshop
2011 Montreal workshop, UNESCO city of Design
2010 Xi’an 2nd International Print Exchange, Xi’an Academy of Fine Arts, China
2008 Reportage project to document the Olympic Games in Beijing.
2006 Reportage project to document the World Cup in Germany from the streets of Accra.
2005 Attended/presented (visual presentation) at workshop organized by the British Embassy, the Home Office and the FA along with Germany’s World Cup organizing committee to discuss fan friendly activities and arrangements for the World Cup in Germany 2006.
2004 European Championships. Working with the FA, British Council and sports marketing company SP Active in Portugal. Fan friendly activities continued at England away games in Poland and Azerbaijan
2002 Appointed Professional Footballers Association World Cup Artist in Japan and Korea. The work is now in the PFA’s football collection in Manchester

Books for children and exhibition published in many countries including; America, Japan, Australia, Italy, Denmark, Sweden, Greece, Korea. School and museum workshops as well as live events based on these books and experiences.
2015 An Experience of Life on Mount Athos, ISBN 978 618 80861 4 2, Mount Athos Center, 240mm x 280mm, 239 pages, full colour
2012 The Games, ISBN 978 0 9566462 6 2, Wunderkamer press
2008 In The Dark of the Night,  ISBN-10: 1845077644, Frances Lincoln Publishers
2008 Goats In Trees, Staff and Student publication, BSU
2002 The Footballers Year, published by James Huntingdon Whiteley and the PFA to accompany exhibition
2002 Yi Min and the Elephants, ISBN 0-7112-1852-8, Frances Lincoln children’s books
2002 World Team, ISBN 0-09-942758-3, Random House Published in UK, US, Japan, Italy and Greece
2001 Beirut to Baalbek, exhibition catalogue
2000 4 page featured article in Independent Magazine
1999 Swallow Tale, ISBN 1 85850 164 4, WWF,UK, Channel 4, collaborative Millennium project
1997 Dragon Mountain, ISBN 0 00 198186 2, Harper Collins Picture Books
1995 Illustrated Effort, exhibition catalogue
1995 Butterfly Kiss, ISBN 0 575 05977 X, Penguin Books
1995 Coral Trail, ISBN 0 575 05663 0, Penguin Books
1994 The Tree, ISBN 0 00 198045 9, Harper Collins
1992 Arctic Spring, ISBN 0 575 05428 X, Victor Gollancz.
1991 The Stolen Egg, ISBN 0 575 05155 8 Victor Gollancz
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