Born in Belfast in 1966 and a lifelong painter. A resident of Stavanger Norway between 2018 and 2021 with a UK base near Reading England. Most recent work is in contemporary Norwegian landscape, often working in oils or gouache,line & watercolour although often using dry media and pastel, mixed media, encaustic and linoprint. Very much involved in plein air painting and urban sketching in addition to studio based work. His work is in collections throughout the UK, USA, South Africa and Europe, he has exhibited in the UK and Norway And featured on Sky Arts Landscape Artist of the year television program In 2019 and 2020.