About the artist


1965 & 1966
Young Contemporaries

Serpentine Painting ’73
Serpentine Gallery, London

Exhibition of Squares Work
Swiss Cottage Library, London

A.I.R Gallery, London
Exhibition curated by Rene Dipple (curator at Stedlijk Museum, Amsterdam) 

Paper Works: Random Selections and Chance Arrangements
Art Works Space, Barbican Arts Group, London

1977 & 1978
Whitechapel Open

Square & Circle
House Gallery, London

Random Selections & Chance Arrangements
Art Works Space, Barbican Arts Group

Studio Installation & Publication,

Barbican Arts Group 

Annual Open Studio, ‘The Art Tour’
Tynedale Artists’ Network, Northumberland

Exhibitions in ‘aSpace’ Gallery

Chance Arrangements
SixtySevenA Gallery
Dalston, London

Only Seventy Show
Retrospective at SixtySevenA Gallery
Dalston, London

Open Studio, Walthamstow Art Trail
Walthamstow, London

Writings & Publications

Wages For Artists?
Report for Artists’ Union, 1972

Report for Arts Services Grants on AIR Ltd and SPACE Ltd Organisations
1975 – 1977

Economic Survey of Visual Artists in London
Greater London Arts Association, 1976

Chapter on Artists’ Residencies in “Making Ways” – A Visual Artists’ Survival Guide”
AN Publications, 1987

Wages For Artists?
Report for Artists’ Union, 1972

Compiler of Northern Entries for “A Directory of Exhibition Spaces”
AU Publications, 1990

Residencies in Education
AN Publications, 1990

Evaluation of DLI Artists Residencies

Contributor to “4 Dialogues”
On Open Studios, The Art Tour
Quay Arts, Hull, 1999

The Aesthetics of Arts and Cultural Management
PGdip Course Document, University of Northumbria at Newcastle, 2004

Culture’s Relevance as a Complex Adaptive System
Paper for European Institute of Advanced Studies in Management Conference, 2003

Landscape Analogues – Notes
City Studios, 2012

Drawing Us In: Arthur Ransome as Illustrator
Paper for Literary Weekend, Arthur Ransome Society, 2015


Sydenham School
Art Teacher

Lambeth Adult Institute
Mural Project
Tulse Hill Probation Hostel

City Literary Institute
Part-time Lecturer

University of Northumbria at Newcastle
Senior Lecturer in Cultural Management
Undergraduate and PGDip courses

Cultural Manager

Director, Arts Services Grants
Co-ordinator A.I.R Ltd and S.P.A.C.E Ltd


Advisor to Lambeth Council
Series of street-level artists’ exhibitions in empty shops

Lambeth Council’s representative on Greater London Arts

Establishing & developing Barbican Arts Group Studios
Ran “Art Works Project” an interchange between the public and artists via Art Works Space, education and outreach programmes

Member, Executive Committee
Lambeth Arts Council, 1980–1983

Founder member and first chair, Art Space Federation
Representing artist-run spaces nationwide

Contributor to workshops towards a code of practice for public arts projects for the National Artists Association
Newcastle, 1986 and Manchester, 1989

Consultant to Sunderland Arts Group and member of steering group for Arts Resource

Consultant and evaluator of Durham Light Infantry Museum’s artist’s residency and for theatre and arts projects
Derwentside Domestic Violence Forum

Board member, South Tynside Arts Studio
Arts and mental health project, 1998–2007

Member, steering group for preservation and development of Pasmore Apollo Pavilion
Easington, County Durham